From Colonel Benjamin Ruggles Woodbridge
Camp Near Prospect Hill, 30 November 1775. Certifies that he has “no Objection that ... John Wetherbee Should be Dischargd from the Army.”1
ADS, DLC:GW. Although this document is not addressed to GW, his discharge of Wetherbee on this date indicates that it was sent directly to him.
1. John Wetherbee, a private in Capt. Reuben Dickinson’s company in Woodbridge’s Massachusetts regiment, was discharged on this date. This document also includes a statement by the regimental surgeon, John Homans, certifying that Wetherbee “is rendered unfit to do the duty of a Soldier by reason of Lameness.”