Washington, George, 1732-1799. The writings of George Washington from the original manuscript sources: Volume 4
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GENERAL ORDERS Head Quarters, Cambridge, October 4, 1775.

    Parole Oxford. Countersign Pittsburg.

    The General approves the sentence of the General Court Martial, inserted in Yesterday's Order, and directs that Ensign Proctor, be mulct'd one Month's pay, and the prisoner John Gallop of Capt Watkins' Company, in Col. Patterson's regiment, punished with Fifteen Lashes, on the bare-back, at the time and place the Colonel of the regiment shall think proper, and the Value of the Gun stopt out of the prisoners pay.

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