f; - . August 8, 7777:
T H E
NO R TH-
With the lateft ADViCES, iFoREiGNi ahd
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I ' SEMPER PRO U3EPvTATE, . ET BONO PUBLICO.
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VThe feveral Printers of News-Papers jn the United States are
1 rt .Inft'f'f 'till Vi1c A?fnirrl"eVhn K-rvtCr
I fary IJepufinsnt, for-the lnlormauon of the rub
il AT for 1 applying the army of the United
States vi:h proviHon?, one ConrrhiiTary Gene
ral and, four Deputy Comrniifaries General of pur
and deliver the GdmrniTar General of Iffaes, . or; his peputi
or Affittants, in fuch jquantirics and at fuch places or inaazinesj
as the Commander in Chief or the Commander in the&refpC
tive Department jhall direct.! I ' J ?
VIII. .That the ComniifTary; : General of Ifiues fhai: direct the
refpective Deputy Commiilaries General to' ilation one of their
Afliftan ts . at every fort, Dofti blace.
ieputy lomn;iliarics utneral ol Illiic.. be ap-J IX: That the ConrraiiTa
pointed by Cartrcfs.
t II. That each ef :he laid CommilTaries and Deputy Commif
aries be authorised ?.ppoin:tfor himiclf one Cierk. I .
I III. Thar ihz lep:iy Commiifaries Genera! have authority
:b appoint as cizny Ai;lant Conimi nes to act under them as
ilfary General of Purchsfes Hi all furnlHi
itpleafure, ma!:ig returns thereof: the CommiiTarieslG trie
w . f'r r 7 vuiMiHiiinncj jciicrai ana umtancs vvjtii a
book; in which is to' bef entered every pu'khafe by chm refpec-
lively rriade: And that all the! aceoan'ts may be 'pt in the
lame form, he lhall caufe the poges of fuch bocks to be divided i
into ten coiuu ns iimthe Aril of whirh fKi ni-'i.A .
pay front' time to time te. necciTary, and the fame to difplace month and day in which an purchafe is made ' in the ccr d
the names of the uerfons from! whom ! in th tk'trA t, .
rourin, (tne jpecies antt quantity of provifions, and
the number," cciodri. and the natural ::'Ak'rk-. ? in
eneral the fit th, the artikual marks i and number "'liin the fevrh " th
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j appoint omers in tneir new : 1 nac.ipeciai care oe taiven oy prices ; in the levenih, the amoant of the purchafe aiorev
'leotHcers cmpo.vcrld as afore'aid, to appoint none but perfens the cisht; ninth and tenth, the weight of' the ni'ea' is
i piuuiiy, v.xpaviy, viguuuw, uu a waiuuicai w Uicyucu tauow or tne rive hock as iiereaf terl d:'recteyi And ithe- Com
ae cauu tney are .engaged m, ana ro ma;ce returns miliary Crcneia! cr
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41 iciccuvci, i iniif iuj pmiT iu uuiii liiwit iiuiii? pxace j iij ine
,erj, to difplace fach as they (hall think difqualifiad fcr the -if live lto:k
ruft, and direct their re: ptrdhve lieputy CommiManes G
tatei. zud th:
ithe Board of U'ar,' the Commander in Chief, and the Com-
ries by them rcipcctivcly appoiiued, their feverat places of a
de, tire time of their appointment and diimiiucn, fink the
.her. - : '- ' ' I !
IV. That the CorimifT.'-ry General of Purchafes fhall fupef-
jendtne Deputy Coainr.l:ur es Creneral of rurchalcs, and al-
n to each a lcperte diltrict, who (hall con itantly rehde there
:p and not make any Purchafes bejor.d the limits thereof j and
f Iflties' ihail furnilh each, of ithe ifiuihs- Dctu-
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ni.iZLV. n:ifs.y.ine or ciiiiicl id v. in.ii invv arc leveranv ai-
, and that the Deputy Con::n:lIi::rics General of purcha- ed.
ilfucj iu the fcrat: dillrift inake limilar returns ij each
ty CommifTaries General and Ailiitants with a'milarj book, in -which
lhall be entered ail provilions received by then! lrom'thc
purchafers refpeciivcly, the firit column to contain thfe time rF J
receiving fuch .provifion the feconfi, the name of jhe! purchaf- '
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X. That each purchaler ftall.eiiteri.in' diflerent h& nttA-
bcok,f each pecies.of proviiions;by him purchaied; add; athe
end of every month lhall ot arid transfer .the faid entries to a
general account fpecifying the ' quan tity,1 amount and averare
coft of each article,! and lhall alio, in the courfe of thelnext fuc
ceeding month; fend a. copy of fuch account to the refpe&ive
cjjt ii.wi.a! ni-i.i.4 mau i.v. o wuaiu uii-. deputy ommniaryi generals; ;wiio mali thereupon make out
a alLincd him by the refpective Deputy Cominiffary General, a monthly .return of all the provlfidns purchaf?d in hi dillridl
which he lhali rcflde, and beyond tii2 limits of which he lhall fpecifyi. g the quantity, amount and average coft of each fpe-il
tbe psnnittcd tJ make sny purchafe?, unlefs by fuecial crder- es' as before di retted, together with a mmr nf 2h ,.iu,r3Z
his SupcnOr, uirtirj; the quantity and quality of the Oro- accounts, to the Roard of Wax-in A Cnmmi(ra r--.oi d
;ons fo .to be purcnared -be) end his limits, and informi:-j chafes, wiihm the time limited as aforefaid. 4
zh purchafer of the prices given by the Itatioced purchaser in XI. That the purchafing Commiflaries deliver' live iock and
3-diitricl to which he m-iy be lent. . I -other proviiiohs required by the Commiffafy of ! feverall DepJty
. V; That the prelcnt Cotnmiilary General of Purchxles lhall Commiilarids General of Tfiues at luch places as theyllhallre- 1
reft the Deputy Commillaries General in their refpective Di- .fpeclively direct. j : i j j r y-'
Jets to inform thcmfelves and Affiltants, ai nearly as may be,; XlL That )he Deputy Commiflary Generai of Purjhales iri 1
, - ji-.wvmjv, .-i. vum.v. uiaii jpcLiiiy appumt one or more in.ants to pur- 1
ly be purchafed, and that neither they nor any of thefaid Af- chafe live ftock, who ihall caufe .to be branded on ihe iiorns of
ants employed undrr their df.-edion; exceed luch prices; and rail cattle by them'. purchafed the numberf and initial letters of !
any Deputy CcmmilTary : General of Pufchafes iliall neglect jheir names" refpeaively, and .lhall alio Have power to employ
i duty, or be guilty- of any fraud or miconduct in ihis office, -drovers and a pcrfon! at each place to which they mayirefpect-
s CommifTary General may fuf?end' him, and lhall immedi- ively. be di reded to fend cattle, to xceiveL! kill and deliver tha,
ly certify the fame to Cbngrels, with the reafons for fuch lame as hereafter directed., - t- i; I " ' 1
penfion; and appoint a perfou to aft in'his.tfeadf with ill4 the XUV That each;d!rove of li ve flock, or' Quantity of provilions
fers of a Deputy Com miliary General; until the fen fe of "or othfr llcres, that may be lent to any poll; place oHliriaga
agrefsulhall be kr.ovn; thereon. zitic by any purchafer, lhall beaccompanied with duplicate m .
71. Tha: the prefrnt Cornmiflary General; by hirhfelf of voices, taken from the entries dfreded to be made in the boclcs
Deputies, deliver unto the Commiilary General of IFues, or of the. purchafing Coramiflaries, one of which,r togetrler witji
Deputies or AfHrtanrs, all and every kind of provilions and the live flocfe or other llores, lhall be delivered at fuch Dolt
g - uuuiiu litres
'now are, cr,
;oe, in any or
ngmg to the United States, taking duplicate receipts for purchafer by the perfon delivering the faicf I articles provided
amc, one fet whereof," together w iih a'gencral return.of all that if any live .ftock, under the care of the drpver, ftall be
I lb delivered, to be feut to the Board of Treafury, ' that wanted at any other poll than to which they were ordered, the
bommiflary General oflffues may be charged therewith'. -purchaser's Deputy at fuch poll may detain them; takirfgla copy
tl. That it lhall be the duty of the ColmmiiTary General cf of the invoice, as far as it refpects the live ftock detained; and ,
afes,,wifh the;aa1ibnce of the Deputy CommifTaries Ge- giving his receipt for the fame on the. back of the faid ill voices
I and Afliftant Cc.-nmhTanes of Purchafes, to purchafe all fpecifying their, marks and numbers, and the pcffbn to whom;
Cons and other necelTaries allowed, or which may hereaf- the refidue may be delivered, fh all give hia Receipt therefor on
in ine uuiinijiry. ucpurimcnt. Diace or magazine, to tne oetion annnmri rprctvp ivp fArL-
at -the. time wherr fuch delivery lhall be made, or to the ifluing.Conimiiiranes. iefpetively- :who'6n! the oter lhall
trie pol:.s places, magazines and ltorchoaies give his receipt for the articles received, to be tranfmitted to the
Aiiywcu dy vongruis tu tne troops or iuc uimu jbo.bes, me; iamc invoice, anu.uetain ine otnex xyr nis aie as aiureiaiav
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