"War Office 28th. Novemr. 1775
It having been judged highly reasonable and fit that the Clothing & Accoutrements necessary for Regiments paid by Ireland, but employed on Service out of that Kingdom, shall be provided in Ireland, and exported from thence, I am to acquaint you therewith for the Information of the Board of General Officers appointed to inspect the Clothing &ca, and to signify to you it is H. M. P. that although Patterns may not have been exhibited, nor the Clothing viewed here for Regiments under the Circumstances above stated, the Assignment of the Offreckonings arising here on the Established Numbers of such Corps, be passed & allowed, notwithstanding any former directions to the contrary.
The Regiments at present in this Situation are as follows Vizt.
17th Regiment of Light Dragoons,
15th. 37th. 45th. 49th. 61st. 63d. Regiments of Foot.
I shall inform you of the Regiments concerned when any Alterations occur.
I am Sir &c
Thomas Fauquier Esqr
[In Margin:] See p. 329-331
SOURCE: Great Britain, Public Record Office, War Office, Class 4, Volume 95, Page 130.