allowance of provisions

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  • Is it common to allow them a certain portion of time instead of their allowance of provisions? Cited from The Journal of Negro History, Volume 6, 1921, by Various
  • The wind held fair, but all hands were put on a very limited allowance of provisions and water. Cited from True Blue, by W.H.G. Kingston
  • The ship had a very long passage; and on that account we had very short allowance of provisions. Cited from The Interesting Narrative of Olaudah Equiano, by Olaudah Equiano
  • At the beginning of October it became necessary to reduce the allowance of provisions. Cited from The Life of Admiral Viscount Exmouth, by Edward Osler
  • On Saturday evening the horn would sound and every slave would come to get his allowance of provisions. Cited from Slave Narratives: Arkansas, Pt. 7, by Work Projects Administration
  • It appeared that he had not for more than a week past eaten his allowance of provisions, the whole being found in his box. Cited from Account of the English Colony in New South Wales, Vol. 1, David Collins
  • Every Saturday night the slaves receive their allowance of provisions, which must last them till the next Saturday night. Cited from Anti-Slavery Examiner, Part 3 of 4, by American Anti-Slavery Society
  • "Without warm clothing, on short allowance of provisions, in want of fuel." Cited from The Atlantic Monthly, Vol. 10, No. 60, October 1862, by Various
  • As the slave becomes free, I would have his owner's allowance of provisions and clothing decrease gradually. Cited from Tom Cringle's Log, by Michael Scott
  • The same day, every person on the island went to a reduced allowance of provisions, but the fish daily caught was sufficient to serve all the inhabitants three times over. Cited from Port Jackson and Norfolk Island, by John Hunter
  • Soon the guides grew tired of their mode of travelling, and the allowance of provisions had to be still further reduced. Cited from The Pioneers, by R.M. Ballantyne
  • All were placed on a special allowance of provisions and November 23 was observed as a day of prayer. Cited from A Social History of the American Negro, by Benjamin Brawley
  • A regular allowance of provisions was appointed to each man, so that they should not run the risk of starving before the return of the wild-fowl in spring. Cited from The World of Ice, by Robert Michael Ballantyne
  • A regular allowance of provisions was appointed to each man, so that they should not run the risk of starving before the return of the wild fowl in spring. Cited from The World of Ice, by R.M. Ballantyne
  • Not the practice to substitute an allowance of time for the allowance of provisions. Cited from The Journal of Negro History, Volume 6, 1921, by Various
  • I deemed it expedient to curtail our allowance of provisions this evening. Cited from Service in the Hudson's Bay Territory, Vol. 2 (of 2), by John M'lean
  • The allowance of clothing made to the prisoners who were confined without any means of supporting themselves corresponded pretty well with the jail allowance of provisions. Cited from Personal Memoir Of Daniel Drayton, by Daniel Drayton
  • The Spaniards were ordered to receive a double allowance of provisions, and on very many occasions the republic availed itself of their brave and faithful services. Cited from The History of Rome; Vol II, Books 9 to 26, by Titus Livius
  • They had for a year been placed on two-thirds allowance of provisions; the consumption was still further decreased, to enable them to exist another eighteen months. Cited from Our Sailors, by W.H.G. Kingston
  • Distinct rules were now established in regard to the allowance of provisions at sea, so that the men might have no reason to complain, and the officers might be satisfied of having enough for the voyage. Cited from History and Collection of Voyages and Travels, Vol. X, by Robert Kerr
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