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Saint John's Volunteers
Provisions Wanted

A List of sundry Provisions wanted for the Supply of 110 Men raising for the defence of His Majesty's Island of St. John Commanded by the Honorable Phillips CALLBECK Commander in Chief & Captain Commandant Collected for 12 Months.

Pork-  Lbs-  wt- 22,000   @ 4 lbs. Per man
Flour or Bread-  Lbs-  wt- 40,000   @ 4 lbs. Per man
Pease-  Gallons- 1800      @ 3 Pints Per man
Butter-  Lbs-  wt- 1800      @ 6 oz. Per man
Rice-  Gallons- 344        @ 1/2 Pint Per man

Whatever Specie of the above deficient some other Provisions in Lieu.

[Enclosed in letter from Phillips CALLBECK to Lord George GERMAIN, dated 21st November 1777.]

Great Britain, Public Record Office, Colonial Office, Class 226, Volume 7, folio 16.

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