George Washington Papers

Orders, 23 September 1756


Parole: Dublin.

Winchester, Thursday September 23d 1756.

Ensign Price to march the men under his command to-morrow morning, to their respective cantonments.1 The Quarter-master to provide a lock & key for the Town-house, and secure all the windows above and below with hides; and to employ the Drummers, and those of the Sentry now on guard, are likewise to assist to clean out the house.2

LB, DLC:GW. See the source line note, Orders, 9–13 Sept. 1756.

1Leonard Price of Robert McKenzie’s company became a lieutenant in 1757 and remained in the Virginia Regiment until 1762. For details of Price’s career, see Orders, 29 Oct. 1755, n.1.

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