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Fort Necessity

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Wikipedia article on Fort Necessity

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https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Fort_Necessity

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April 30, 1756

The House proceeded to the Consideration of Capt. Robert Stobo’s Letter to his Honor
the Governor, laid before this House on Wednesday the 30th Ultimo, and then ordered
to lie on the Table; and the same being read,

Resolved,

That the Sum of £.300 be paid to the said Robert Stobo, in Consideration
of his Services to the Country, and his Sufferings in his Confinement as a Hostage at
Quebec.

Ordered,

That it be an Instruction to the Committee, appointed by Act of Assembly
for raising £.40,000, to send the said Sum of Money to the said Capt. Stobo, by the first
safe Conveyance.

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Page 390 . . .

Journal of the House of Burgesses of its session starting March 25, 1756

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