1785.007: Point of Fork Arsenal Employment Circular.

Published: 1785

Full Title: Point of Fork, May 9, 1785. The Honorable Executive having empowered me to employ six additional armourers and a black-smith, at the Point of Fork, this is to make known that I will give at the rate of forty pounds per annum ...

Author: Peyton, John (d. 1801).

Place Issued: Richmond

Issuing Press: Dunlap & Hayes

Description: 1 sheet [1 pg.]; (broadside).


Sheet lacks printer credit; likely issued by Dunlap & Hayes, as such official etters were part of the public printing contract they held; only known copy is in Virginia's state archives. Peyton was Commissary of Military Stores for the state and formerly Superintendent of the Point of Fork Arsenal; he was responsible for military-arms expenditures at this time.

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