1 edition of Document for general orders asking the Commissary to give rum to the bearer found in the catalog.
Document for general orders asking the Commissary to give rum to the bearer
Written in English
|Contributions||Meriam, Jonas, 1731-1780, Boston Public Library. American Revolutionary War Manuscripts Collection|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||1 leaf (2 pages) ;|
The Journal and Order Book of Captain Robert Kirkwood of the Delaware Regiment of the Continental Line (Port Washington, NY: Kennikat Press, ), (hereafter cited as Turner, Journal and Order Book of Captain Robert Kirkwood). General orders, 27 May , Fitzpatrick, WGW, vol. 15 (), There followed an order to the Commissary General to provide and keep in the camp "Spiritous Liquors" to be issued to the men "as the exigency of Service shall require." The price of liquor at that time was exorbitant, due primarily to the high profit made by the sutlers, who sold it to the troops.
That there be a commissary of the hospitals, in each of the aforesaid districts, whose duty it shall be, to procure, store, and deliver provisions, forage, and such other articles, as the Director. A commissary of hides at this place can furnish me with shoes as I want them, if you will give an order for that purpose. He delivers none without a general order. I can purchase rum here at twenty dollars per gallon. There is no commissary of purchases. There are a number of women here of bad character, who are continually.
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Document for general orders asking the Commissary to deliver rum to the bearer [manuscript] by Ward, Joseph, ; Beaman, Ezra, ; Boston Public Library. American Revolutionary War Manuscripts Collection. Document for general orders asking the Commissary to give rum to the bearer [manuscript] 01/14 by Ward, Joseph.
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M General to take the Rigging Stores & other Articles belonging to the Vessels to be safely secured in some Ware house or Store & any. Col. Joseph Trumbull was accordingly appointed Commissary General of the Continental Army on J the day this letter was read in Congress.
Congress left these appointments to Washington to make. They will be found announced in the General Orders, post. CONTENTS OF VOL.
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August 21 to October 6, Includes general orders on court martials, rum rationing, marching orders, and findings of Benedict Arnold's treason and court martial on the case of Major John Andre October 1. Should you not be able to make this agreement we have directed the Commissary General of Purchases, to give Orders for Shipping as much Bread as the Vessel can take in.
You will please to take Bills of Lading deliverable to the Navy Board at Boston, and desire the Board to deliver the Bread that may be shipped, to the french Admiral for the use. Resolved, that the Brigadier-General of the District of Wilmington shall have full power to appoint a person to act as commissary for any company of militia when called into service on any occasion whatsoever, and that such commissary be allowed agreeable to the continental establishment, and a reasonable sum also for his trouble.
The Commissary General to deliver no rum for Guards or Fatigue Service but in following manner: a Jill [per] Man to all out Guards and Picquets the order for it to come from Brigadier of the day-the same allowance for all Fatigue parties, Either from the Line, Division or Brigade, the orders for it in the first instance to come from the Major.When the King's commissary of prisoners intimated to some of the American officers General Howe's intention of sending the privates home on parole, they all earnestly desired it, and a paper was signed expressing that desire; the reason for signing was, they well knew the effects of a longer confinement, and the great numbers that died when on.General Order No.
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