is to Certify that Michl Mayers [Myers] had been employed with thirteen Men
him included for to go to Skinectady with four boats to bring up—provisions
for this Garrison, he and the Men being Six Day from this post, wherefore
they are intitled to the Wages as battaux Men from the public as witness
my Hand this 2d of Aprill 1779.
Peter Bellinger Colo
SOURCE: Do. No. 11965.14 NYSL, Special Collections and Manuscripts, Albany, NY.