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title:“Resolution to Purchase Iron for the Cannon Foundry”
authors:George Mason
date written:1778-12-2

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Mason, George. "Letter to Purchase Iron for the Cannon Foundry." The Papers of George Mason. Vol. 1. Ed. Bernard Bailyn and James Morton Smith. Chapel Hill: The University of North Carolina Press, 1970. 452-53. Print.

Resolution to Purchase Iron for the Cannon Foundry (December 2, 1778)

[2 December 1778]
Resolved, That fifty tons of the pig iron brought down from the Buckingham furnace, and lying at the said cannon foundery, be purchased on the public account at the current ready money price, and that Richard Adams and Turner Southall, Esquires, be empowered to contract with Messrs. John Ballendine and John Revely, for the same, and that their certificate shall entitle the said Ballendine and Revely to payment at the treasury.

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