Head Quarters New York
1st June 1777.
One Hundred Recruits attending Remount Horses, for the Dragoons are to be paid two Pence per day for the time of their being on board, which Extraordinary is to be Charged in the Distribution of the Regiments, and reimbursed at home.
British Orderly Books: Sir William Howe, Commander in Chief
September 26, 1776 - June 2, 1777
[Captain Henry Knight, Aide-de-Camp to General Howe.]
[New York Historical Society Collection, Mss. page 317.]