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 11, 1776.

    Parole Bristol. Countersign Hadley.

    Benj. Woodman of Capt. Darby's Company, in Col Prescot's Regiment, tried at a late General Court Martial whereof Col Huchinson was President for "Desertion" -- is found guilty by the Court and sentenced to receive Twenty Lashes upon his bare back -- The General approves the Sentence, and orders it to be executed, at such time and place as Col Prescot shall think proper.

    James McCormick of Capt. Farrington's Company in Col Serjeants Regt. tried at the above Court Martial for "assaulting, beating and robbing, Samuel Marston Serjt. in Col Poor's Regiment" -- is found guilty by the Court, and sentenced to receive thirty-nine Lashes, and order Four pounds to be stopped out of his pay, to reimburse Serjeant Marston, what the prisoner robb'd him of.