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Petition of Captain Simon to the Continental Congress

v5:1163

Memorandum of Sundries in my Chest when taken by the Sloop GENERAL GAGE, February 14, 1776, viz:

1 chest; 88 johannes and 27 dollars, which were found in the hands of McKnight; 6 white shirts, and some check ones (2 or 3;) 3 cravats; 2 coats, (one never worn;) 4 waistcoats; 4 pairs of breeches; 1 pair of drawers; 12 pairs of stockings; 1 pair of shoe-buckles; 1 pair of knee-buckles; 1 pair of shoes, not worn; 3 1/2 pieces of linen; 2 pieces of checks; 2 beaver hats; 1 straw hat; 1 quadrant, and all my books; 1 pocket-book, with sundry papers; 6 plates; bed and bedding; 3 pocket handkerchiefs; 1 parcel of fine thread.

ISRAEL AMBROSE.

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