French Militia 1750 By Francis Back.
Following is a list of supplies issued to a French and Indian raiding party in the winter of 1747, which was led by Commander Boucher de Niverville. This list has been, in part, re-translated by the author
Supplies for the six militia men:
6 pounds of gunpowder in bags of one eighth of an ell
12 pounds of lead in bags
6 butcher knives
6 flint and steel with tinderbox and tinder
36 musket flints 6 tumplines
6 deerskins weighing 17 pounds
6 pair of ox hide shoes
4 ells of mazamet in 6 pairs of mittens and 6 pairs of ƒocks
6 cotton shirts
6 pairs of snowshoes
6 pairs of ice creepers
6 pounds of tobacco
The New World Woodsman. His clothing, tools and accoutrements By Keith H. Burgess.