Account of Waiter Hyer for services done as cooper


Major Schenck produced to the Convention an account of Walter Hyer for services done as a Cooper, in securing and preserving a quantity of Oil, said to belong to the Continent, and now in store Fishkill landing; which is as follows, viz:

The State of NEW-YORK, to WALTER HYER, DR.

September 14, 1776, To trimming 36 Tierces of Spermaceti

Oil, the property of Continental Congress, on board of the Sloop Captain Cook, £2 12 0

Ordered, That Peter Van Brugh Livingston, Esq˙, pay the above Account to Henry Schenck, Esq˙, for the use of Walter Hyer, and charge the same to account of the Continent.