John Page Jr. letter to Michael Bowyer, 1776 September 8

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John Page Jr. letter to Michael Bowyer, 1776 September 8



John Page letter to Michael Bowyer informing Bowyer that he is to remain with his company at his current post in Staunton and that money will be sent as soon as possible.


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In Council November 8th. 1776


On [torn, illegible] your Letter [torn, illegible] dated
2d. Instant, & having consulted several Gent. well ac=
quainted with the Situation of the back Country & the
Facts you State, the Board are of Opinion that you
may continue your Company at their
present Station 'til further Orders - The
Money you want should have been
sent by your Express if the Treasury
could have furnished it; as soon as it
can, it may be sent up to you - in the
mean Time as your Men will continue
where they are, I hope they will not suf-
fer for want of it.

I am
your mo. obed Serv
John Page Jr.

You will please to procure in the best
Manner you can every thing necessary
for your Men in Case it should be
expedient to order them down to the little

Address leaf

On public Service

Capt Michael Bowyer

p Express

Original Format

Ink on paper


Page, John, 1744-1808, “John Page Jr. letter to Michael Bowyer, 1776 September 8,” Special Collections, John D. Rockefeller Jr. Library, Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, accessed December 4, 2022,

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