Waggoners Hauling Forage
for the British in 1759

Shippen wrote this report to Bouquet on 15th Sep 1759 regarding the status of a recent shipment of forage amounting to 2386 [sic 2836] bushels. He tells of some of the financial arrangements that were made for the purchase of wagonloads of various items.

Attached to the letter was a summary of the bushels of forage shipped from Lancaster. Note that "in Leonard May's Waggon" were 54 bushels [worth about £6.75 at ~2 shillings and 6 pence per bushel].

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