George Washington Papers

Orders, 15 May 1756


Parole: Penrith.

Winchester: Saturday, May 15th 1756.

A Court Martial to sit immediately for Trial of Thomas Hicks.

James Clarke, who has accused Aaron Paul and John Robinson of Robbing him: must produce his Evidences to this Court Martial; in order to proceed on their Trial also.1 Else they will be Discharged.


1There were two James Clarks in the regiment on 13 July 1756. One, in David Bell’s company, was described as a 31–year-old English sailor. He enlisted in Yorktown and was a corporal. The other man was in Robert McKenzie’s company. He was a 23–year-old Virginian who enlisted in Surry County.

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