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Quarter Master General's Department
Drivers, Horses & Waggons

Return of Drivers Horses & Waggons furnished by the Quarter Master General, for the General and Staff Officers and the Several Corps and Detachments of the Army in the District of South Carolina By order of His Excellency the Commander in Chief 1st June 1780.

Distribution Drivers Horses Waggons
Lieutenant General Earl CORNWALLIS 3 12 3
Brigadier General PATERSON 1 4 1
Deputy Adjutant General 1 4 1
Deputy Quarter Master General 1 4 1
Commissary Generalís Department 2 8 2
Detachment with Earl CORNWALLIS 35 172 35
British Artillery 4 42 4
British Legion 5 20 5
Queens Rangers 2 8 2
South Carolina Royalists 2 8 2
North Carolina Regiment 2 8 2
Colonel FERGUSONís Corps 3 12 3
Colonel BALFOURs Corps 3 12 3
Detachment of the 7th Regiment 1 4 1
Doctor SMITH 1 2 1
General Hospital 3 12 3
Lieutenant Colonel PATTINSON - 1 -
Doctor FRASER a Guide - 1 -
Major General KOSPOTH 1 4 1
Regiment de Huyne & Artillery 3 15 3
Regiment de Ditfourth & Artillery 3 17 3
At Monks Corner a Provision Train 22 99 22
Charlestown a Provision Train & for Town Duties 38 168 38
136 637 136

Recapitulation

133 large Waggons with 4 horses to each Waggon.
    3 Small Waggons with 1 driver & 2 horses to each Waggon.
  99 horses for Guides, Expresses, Waggon Masters & Conductors.
    2 Clerks                                                                18 Carpenters
    1 Storekeeper                                                          6 Blacksmiths
    2 Waggon Masters                                                   4 Collarmakers
  19 Conductors                                                          88 Batteauxmen
  15 Ship Carpenters                                                   69 Labourers
                                             One Farrier


Hire of a large Waggon with 4 horses 21/. N.Y. Currency per day.
Hire of a small      Ditto   2 horses 12/. NY Curry. per day.
Hire of a horse per day 3/. N York Currency.



I hereby Certify that the foregoing is a true State of the Quarter Master Generals Department in South Carolina as delivered into my Charge by Brigadier General DALRYMPLE Quarter Master General 1st June 1780.

Signed John McKINNON
Dy. Qr. Mr. General

A True Copy
   W. DALRYMPLE



University of Michigan, William L. Clements Library, Sir Henry Clinton Papers, Volume 102, item 47.

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