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Letter from Abraham Lott to the New-York Committee of Safety


Mercury, February 5, 1776.

SIR: Please to supply His Majesty' s ship Mercury, with the following Provisions, to complete her to three months, viz: Two thousand pounds bread; two hundred gallons spirits; two thousand pounds flour; two hundred pounds butter; four hundred pounds cheese; eleven bushels peas; eleven bushels oatmeal.

The above to be sent on board as soon as possible.

From, sir, your most obedient servant,