Recent Examples on the WebIn addition to funding battles, that money bankrolled corrupt administrators, private contractors, and opportunistic provisioners who collectively moved people west on the cheap and then pocketed the profits.
Caitlin Fitz, The Atlantic, 8 Apr. 2020 The early prosperity of New England was largely based on its role as provisioner for black slave plantation islands such as Jamaica and Barbados.
Howard W. French, Washington Post, 14 Jan. 2018
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