July 23, 1781

1781 July 23 (Monday).  Last Even Col. Luke Drury and Capt. Lyon of Grafton came to Breck to engage and quicken him to go out Adjutant on the now prosecuting Expedition.  He goes out to try untill he obtained, on [blank] French to go in his Stead: but pays him 35 hard Dollars for it.  I read still in Vol. 6 of the Biographical Dictionary.