Francis Fauquier letter to Charles Steuart, 1762 December 25
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Wms.burgh Decr. 25th. 1762
I have just settled with Colonel Hunter that
he as Agent Victualler is replace the condemned prov-
isions. It will be necessary for you to settle Accts
with Captain Longbottom for the provisions with wch.
he ought to have supplyed Don Pedro Bermudez's
people had not you provided for them on Shore, and
you must take Bills from Colonel Hunter on the
Commissioners for victualling the navy for that Amt.
the difference I am sensible must be paid by the Colony
the Bell sings for Church so that I can say no more
or give any Answer to your former Letters I hope
soon to see you and am
Sr. yr. very hum : Servt.
Fran : Fauquier
To Mr. Chas. Steuart.
The Hon'ble Francis Fauquier Esqr
Williamsburg December 25. 1762