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State of losses of Thomas Manson of Georgia

State of Losses sustained by Thomas MANSON in Horses and Baggage after Joining the British Forces in North America as under vizt.
1779
March To Loss of a Horse supposed to be stolen between Augusta and Savannah when I escaped to the Kings Troops, bought for the Purpose Cost    9.   0. 0.
To Cash paid for a Poney on the road after loosing the above which proved to be Stole and was returned at my Loss Cost      2.   2. 0.
1781
Novr. 13 Left behind at the Precipitate Evacuation of Wilmington No.Carolina by the Kings Troops
1 Horse to Carry my Baggage Cost   10. 10. 0.
1 Riding Chair 7.  2 Live Sheep 28/      8.   8. 0.
19 Pair Military Shoes bot. for the recruits raising for the Service Cost      7.   7. 3.
5 Gallons Madeira wine in a Qur. Cask 18/8      4. 13. 4.
Cask for Ditto      0.   7. 0.
Lost and Thrown over Board in the Confusion at Embarking at Said Place vizt.
5 Dozen Bottles Port Wine 36/      9.   0. 0.
1 Dozen Ditto Madeira 50/      2. 10. 0.
1 Barrel Irish Beef      4.   4. 0.
1 Box of Soap bought for the use of the recruits Cost      3. 10. 0.
20 Ibs Coffee 30/  1 New Down Pillow and 2 Cases 21/ Cost      2. 11. 0.
1 New Saddle Bridle and 1 Harness Bridle      0. 18. 8.
1 Walking Cane 14/  1 Large Jar of Pickles 14/  1 Ditto Sweetmeat 10/6      1. 18. 6.
I Large China Teapot 8/  1 Gilt and Flowerd Japan'd Bread Basket 7/      0. 15. 0.
1782
Decr. To Loss of a Horse to carry my Baggage, left behind at the Evacuation of Charles Town, no Conveyance being allowed to Subalterns Cost      4.   4. 0.
                                                                        Stg. 75.   8. 3.

London 23d August 1784
   Errors Excepted

T: MANSON



Great Britain, Public Record Office, Audit Office, Class 13, Volume 36, folio 635.

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