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vided for. As I am anches to serve my country, I hope those
necessaries may not be forgot. I engaged Mr Price's boats
for ten pounds who would not go under that sum but think it
was rather much. I am in hast Gentn your Hum. Sert
P. S. you'l pleas remember
Tents allso. J. D.
[Hanson to Jenifer.]
Sir. Frederick Town August 24th 1776.
By direction of the Committee, I wrote you a few days ago
acquainting you that .the money sent here for the support of
the Prisoners was all expended and to request you would be
pleased to order more to be sent up, which I now repeat.
That you may know what sum maybe necessary have inclosed
you an account of the Expenses attending the Prisoners pr
week and am Sir Your most Hble Servt
John Hanson Jr. Ch.
To the Honble Danl of St Thos Jenifer
President of the Council of Safety,
15 Prisoners in the Torey Jail. Provisions pr week 6. 2. 6
1 5 officers from Lancaster as 1 5 / allowed by Congress 1 1 . 5.
20 Soldiers their Servants, at 8 3/2 a day 5. 2. 1 A guard of 12 men @ 3/ day & night finding them-
selves 12. 12.
Captain of the Guard @ 6/ do 2. 2.
Sergeant do. @ 4/6 do. 1.11.6
£38. 15- 1 N. B. The expence will be increased in the winter on
account of fireing &c