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Sloop purchased by Colonel McDougall


Colonel McDougall informed the Committee that he had purchased the sloop Sally, to be made an armed vessel,


for the sum of three hundred and twenty-five Pounds, and requested an order for that sum.

Ordered, That Peter V˙ B˙ Livingston, Esq˙, as Treasurer of the Provincial Congress of this Colony, advance to Colonel McDougall the sum of three hundred and twenty-five Pounds, to enable him to pay for the sloop or vessel called the Sally, which he has purchased in pursuance of an order of Provincial Congress, of the 20th day of December last past.

And Ordered, further, That the said Treasurer advance and pay to Commodore James Smith, on Continental account, the sum of twenty-six Pounds thirteen Shillings and four Pence, for two months' pay, in part of his pay while in the Continental service at Lake Champlain, and that Mr˙ Livingston take a receipt, or receipts, for the same.