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Report of Committee on Saving Provisions in the Army


The Report of the Committee respecting absconding Soldiers, was put off to three o' clock, P˙ M.

The Committee appointed to consider some method of saving Provisions in the Army, reported. The Report was accepted, and is as follows:

The Committee appointed to consider of the most effectual means to prevent any waste of Provisions in the Army, beg leave to report, by way of Resolve:

Resolved, That the Commissary-General be, and he hereby is directed to purchase all the Provisions that any of the Soldiers may have to spare of their allowance, for the use of the Army, and pay a reasonable price for such Provisions.