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Letter to Mr. Righton, informing him of his appointment, Mr. Righton to be allowed thirty shillings per day


The following Letter was wrote to Mr˙ Mc Cully Righton:

"SIR: The Commissioners of the Navy have appointed you Boat-keeper, in the room of Mr˙ Alexander Horn, and desire that you will have all the publick boats put in good repair, and provided with good oars, rudders, and tillers, as soon as possible. Also, to have the flood-gate cleared of stones, &c˙, and all the boats removed and kept within the flood-gate.

"EDWARD BLAKE, First Commissioner.

"November 25, 1776."

Resolved, That Mr˙ Righton be allowed thirty shillings per day as Boat-keeper.