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QUARTERLY BULLETIN 93 During the Stay of the Troops in Massachusetts Bay the officers are to be admitted on Parole, and are to be allow'd to wear their side Arms 12th Should the Army under Lieut' General Burgoyne find it necessary to send for their cloathing & other Baggage to Canada, they are to be permitted to do it in the most convenient manner and the necessary Passports granted for that purpose 13th These Articles are to be mutually Sign'd & Exchang'd tomorrow morning at 9 "Clock, and the Troops under Lieut' Gen1 Burgoyne are to march out of their.Intrenchments at 3 "Clock iri the afternoon Camp at Saratoge Octber 16 1777 J. Burgoyne" A GOLD DIGGER OF 1772 The following letter addressed "To the Reverend Mr: Smith," and endorsed "Curious Letter from W™ Barge a Gold-digger," is from the Society's archives: "Worthy Sir. A few Years past there was a gentleman of the City of Philadelphia, Buried Sixty Thousand pounds all in Dollars about 2 miles Below Town, and I have a kinsman that knows the Very Spot and he went to get it out but he Could not for it Sunk from him, and I Told him that I had heard that you was a Master of Arts: and I thought Could Stop it from Sinking, or going a Side any way out of the place and Lay away Satan Also, So Sir if you Can I hope you will Undertake it and you Shall have a good Share and we will be with you, and Let what will Appear we will not be Afraid Nor Daunted, please Sir to send me an answer By the Bearer, and if you Cannot Undertake it Recommend me to one that is Capable and you Shall have also a good Share. I Rest With Respect Sir Your Most humble Servant Wm Barge." June ye 13th 1772.