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, February 10, 1776.

    Parole Suffolk. Countersign Albany.

    General Green's Brigade to furnish one Field Officer, two Captains, four Subalterns, four Serjeants, four Corporals, two drums and one hundred and twenty privates, to relieve the Guard to morrow morning upon Cobble-hill. -- Genl. Sullivan's Brigade to furnish the same Number of Officers, and Men, to relieve that Guard on Monday Morning, and so alternately by each Brigade, until further orders.

    Robt. McKnight, of Capt. Gleason's Company, in Col Nixons Regiment, tried at a General Court Martial, whereof Col Huchinson was president, for "Desertion and inlisting in different regiments" -- is found guilty by the Court, and adjudged to receive thirty-nine Lashes upon the bare back and be stopped Five Pounds, four Shillings out of his pay, to repay those Officers, whom the Prisoner has defrauded.

    The General approves the Sentence, and orders it to be put in execution at such time and place as the Commanding Officer of the regiment shall appoint.