Letter of John Taliaferro, 1692 Oct. 31.
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8br: ye: 31: 1692 Honrd: Sr / Yors I Received ye 29 of this Instant; & in obedience to his Excy: ye govers Comand have sent a Just acount when wee first Entered into Service, & when wee were Discharged; wee were Called by ye Lt governer to take up armes againe in March ^ ye: 17th: 1691/2 & have been in actuall Service Ever since :
The tobacco that was Raised for ye Indians ^ horses I can give noe acot of; I Received none of it--
There was 2200 pounds of tob ordered in Lancaster County; for oure men; it was Aprill before I gott ye order to Receive it; the person whome I Desired to Receive it for me, has given none acct of it ; if you Can Learne by any meanse that it is payed; I am willing to allow it soe to Conclude I Remaine
Yor humble servt to Command Jno: Talliaferro
Capt Richard Willis was ye person I impowered to Receive ye tob in Lancaster he Can Informe yor honr if its payed or not J T