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title:“A Certificate for Bacon Requisitioned for the Army”
authors:Charles Alexander
date written:1780-7-26

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last updated:Jan. 22, 2013, 7:59 a.m. UTC
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Alexander, Charles. "A Certificate for Bacon Requisitioned for the Army." The Papers of George Mason. Vol. 2. Ed. Robert A. Rutland. Chapel Hill: The University of North Carolina Press, 1970. 654. Print.
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Manuscript, Fairfax County, Public Service Claims, Virginia State Library, Richmond, Va.

A Certificate for Bacon Requisitioned for the Army (July 26, 1780)

[26 July 1780]
I do hereby certify that I did on the 26th Day of July 1780 receive from Colo. George Mason One hundred & Thirty eight pounds of Bacon for the Use of the Army, agreeable to an Act of Assembly passed at our last Session.
CHARLES ALEXANDER
Commissioner for Fairfax County
138 lb of Bacon @ 8 Dollars
  8
-—
   3
-—
331.4
£331.4
[endorsed]
Pay the Contents to the Sherif of Fairfax County, who received this Certificate for Taxes due from
G MASON
Mr. Treasurer

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