<br /> Lee Letter: n340_0579

Washington and Lee University

Come. met. Present Morris, Lee, Lewis, Whipple. Order on J Gibson Esqr. A.
G. in favor of Messrs. Meredith & Clymer for 2133 1/3 dlls being
the amount of their valuation of their Sloop Peggy charterd &
insurd by the Come. sd. sloop being taken on her way to Martinique by
the Enemy’s ship of war the Orpheus on the 4th July last, as appears by
the Masters Protest taken before Js. Humphreys, Noty. pub. on the 30th
day of Augt. last.1 Issued the follg.
drafts on the Auditr. genl. [in] favor G. Meade & Co. for 54 26/90
dlls being the amount of an Invoice of staves shipped by them on board
the Brige. Freindship of St Eustatia for 3680 dlls, amt. of their Acct.
dated the 10th March last. Do. for 1253 11/90 dlls balance of their
Acct. for freight & charges on the Brige. Friendship.

Notes:

Manuscript, Houghton Library, Harvard University.

1 This apparently superseded an earlier order. See Secret Committee Minutes
of Proceedings, September 12, 1776.