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Quarter Master General's Department
Disbursements

Abstract of disbursements in the Quarter Master Generals department for the hire of Gardiners & Labourers for raising Vegetables for the use of the Army & Navy at New York.

1777
   June 30.......To paid Expence to this date £     342.    9.    8.
   Septr 30      To paid Expence to this date        179.    3.    0.
                                                                Total        521.  12.    8.
1778
   June 30.......To paid ditto to this date        598.  10.    6.
   Sept 30       To paid ditto to this date        186.    4.    0.
   Decem 31    To paid ditto to this date          73.  12.    0.
       858.    6.    6.
                                       New York Currency £    1379.  19.    2.

N.B.-
The high Expence attending Gardining in the year 1778 was incured in the Cultivating & manuring Governors Island. Notwithstanding which, there was very little Benefit had from it, Owing to Admiral GAMBIERís Ordering his Sheep, Cows & Hoggs into it.

Ranelagh, Vauxhall & the Bowling Green Gardens are Sufficient to furnish the different Hospitals, both Navy & Army, with every Species of Vegetables &c and will not be attended with so much Expence as the former years, On account of the good order the Ground is in at present.

New York 7th March 1779.



University of Michigan, William L. Clements Library, Sir Henry Clinton Papers, Volume 53, item 56.

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