Transportation of Provisions

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Date April 28, 1795
Author Name B Strother (primary) Location: Mouth of still water
Recipient Name John Mills (primary) Location: Greenville
Summary If the boats are not back in time to transport provisions, Strother asks that the goods be sent by pack horse.
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Related Persons/Groups B. Strother; Major John Mills; Captain Turner; ;
Related Places Mouth of still water; Greenville; ;
Keywords boats; provisions; pack horse; flour; bread; ;
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Lieut. B Strother
Mouth of Still Waters
13th April 95


Majo
John Mills
Adj.t Genl
Greenville
care of the bearer
Mouth of still water April 28.th 1795
Sir
since I wrote to day the boats have
Arrive from Greenville, and find
that it is Uncertain whether the
boats will Return by the 30th
at which time our provisions will
be out. if they cannot of which
you can best Judge you will
please to send it by the bearer by
way of a pack horse, I requested
Captain Turner to send flour instead
of bread as that will not
keep.
I am Sir With sentiments
of Respect Your most obedien servt
B. Strother Lt. Commandg