I have this day given directions to the Paymaster General that for the future the Sum of 366
being the amount of 61 days Stoppages for 240 horses should for the future be retained
every Muster out of the Subsistence of the 17th Regiment of Light Dragoons and paid
[sic] over to you with the usual musterly Stoppages.
I am Gent[leme]n &c
Mess Cox & Mair Barrington
Source: P.P.O., W.0.4/99, #136. Microfilm Collection of the David Library of the American Revolution. Transcribed by Gilbert Riddle.