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t Friday to procure the horses. July 28, Mr. Brown offers his bay horse for £ 1,000; the sorrel horse, £ 900; Capt. Jesse Putnam for his, £ 900; Mr. Locke, for money down, £ 1,000; Mr. Lemuel Blanchard, for a large one, £ 1,200, or £ 2,400 for two, that and another; Thad. Wyman, £ 1,000; another horse of Locke's £ 1,000. The sad state of the currency appears also from sundry votes of the town: June 20, 1780, to assess £ 15,000 for the purpose of hiring soldiers; June 22, the same sum, and June 29, £ 50,000, for the same purpose; Dec. 18, 1780, to assess £ 60,000 for the purchase of 35,255 lbs. of beef for the use of the army,— being at the rate of very nearly six dollars per pound. On the 17th of October, 1777, Gen. Burgoyne surrendered his army as prisoners of war. They were ordered to Cambridge, where they arrived in the following month, and were placed under the charge of Gen. Heath, the commander of this military district. As soon as he was notified that these troops