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Proceedings and Acts of the General Assembly, 1757-1758
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That the said Troops should be put under the Command of Lieu-
tenant Colonel Bouquet, and transported to Charles Town in South
Carolina as soon as possible, the regular Troops, and the two hundred
Provincial Troops of Pensilvania by Sea from home.

The four hundred Provincial Troops of Virginia by Sea from
and the two hundred Troops from North
Carolina to march by land.

The Earl of Loudoun, on the Part of the Crown agrees that he
will at the King's Expence supply the two hundred Men from
North Carolina, the 400. Men from Virginia, and the 200. from
Pensilvania with the King's Provisions from the Time they arrive
in South Carolina, during the Time he keeps them there, but that
he expects the several Provinces from whence they are detached
should transport them there at the Expence of the Province from
whence they are sent.

And to prevent any Mistake hereafter arising in Relation to any
Demand that may be made, it is agreed that the several Provinces
shall maintain the Remainder of the Troops raised by them for
the Service in every Article, as on this Occasion they are entirely
employed in the Defence of and for the Security of the respective
Colonies.

And it is further agreed that we the Governours shall in our re-
spective Provinces, take particular Care to form such Regulations,
and to see them properly executed, that in all Time coming, Carriages
for transporting the Baggage of his Majesty's Troops, shall be
prepared at stated reasonable Rates, and that all the Troops of what-

U. H. J.
Liber No. 35
April 8

ever Denomination, either passing through our Provinces, or while
in fixed Quarters therein shall in Time of Peace be properly quar-
tered, and while in Time of war whatever Number of Troops the
Commander in Chief may judge necessary for Defence, or carrying
on the general Service, shall be quartered according to Custom or
the Exigencies of the Service.

Arthur Dobbs

W.m Denny
Rob.t Dinwiddie
Hor.o Sharpe.

The above Resolutions are agreed to by the several Governours,
and signed in presence of the Earl of Loudoun, his Majesty's Com-
mander in chief.
Loudoun

Adjourned 'till three of the Clock in the Afternoon.

Eodem Die post Meridiem
This House met again according to Adjournment

p. 149



 
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