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Estimate of the cost of ordnance and stores for Fort Johnson
Great Britain. Board of Ordnance
May 31, 1755
Volume 05, Pages 350-351

[B. P. R. O. North Carolina. B. T. Vol. 12. C. 107.]
Estimate of the expense of Ordnance & Stores requested by Arthur Dobbs Esqre Governor of North Carolina for the defense of Fort Johnson on Cape Fear river.
£.
s.
d.
Iron Ordnance
18 Pounders
14
1065.
9.
-
9 ——
16
½ with Swivels compt
30
Standing Carriages compt wth one bed
& Coin & 2 pair of Iron truck to each.
18 Pounders
14
359.
-
9 ——
16
Ladles with Staves
18 Pounders
3
6.
7.
-
9 ——
3
½ ——
6
Spunges wth Staves & Rammers
18 Pounders
7
9 ——
8
½ ——
15
Wadhooks wth Rammers
18 Pounders
3
2.
18.
6
9 ——
3
½ ——
6
Spunge Heads and Rammers
18 ——
7
9 ——
8
Paper Cartridges for a 100 Rounds.
18 Pounders
1400
23.
4.
4
9 ——
1600
½ ——
3000
Copper Powder Measures
18 Pounders
2
9 ——
2
½ ——
4
Round shot for 100 Rounds
18 Pounders
1400
219.
9.
3
9 ——
1600
½ ——
3000
Corn'd Powder.
Do Copper Hoop'd Barrels.
210.903.
-
Match ——
4
10.
3.
-
20
Spare Ladle Staves
Large
30
Aprons of Lead
Small
30
Powder Horns
45
17.
14.
3
Priming Irons
90
Lindstocks without cocks.
20
Budge Barrells Copper Hoop'd
8
Handspikes
120
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Crows of Iron
6
25.
Handscrews
2
Hair Cloths
4
Hides Tanned
4
Sheepskins —— Dozens
4
4.
2.
9
Spunge tacks
4000
Copper nails for Ladles
100
Small Hammers
2
Sling Cart Compleat
1
33.
Triangle Gyn
1
Iron Gun Block with
Double
1
Brass Shivers
Treble
1
White Rope of
5 Inches
Fathoms 5
3½ ——
Fathoms 12
Tarr'd Marlin —— Skains
10
3.
7.
Lanthorns
Muscovy
3
Tin
10
Dark
4
Funnels of Plate
2
16.
2.
Pickaxes helved
6
Shovels shod
12
Spades steel
6
Hand Bills
12
Hand Hatchets
12
Wheel Barrows
12
Hand Barrows
4
Package, Freight & Incidents
546.
10.
£3235.
7.
1

Office of Ordnance
31st May 1755.