From Colonel Thomas Church
Camp on Prospect Hill 14 October 1775. Requests discharge of Capt. William Cooke, “His Bodily Indisposition being such as Renders him Incapable of doing Duty, without Subjecting him to more Pain than is Consistant with the Laws of Humanity.”1
1. William Cooke, a captain in Church’s Rhode Island regiment, was discharged on this date.