George Washington Papers

Orders, 1–5 November 1756


Parole: Colchester.

[1, 2, 3, 4, 5 November 1756]
Winchester, Monday the 1st November, 1756.

Parole: Philadelphia.

Winchester, Tuesday the 2d November 1756.

Lt Lowry with one Sergeant & 25 men, to parade at 12 o’clock; and march as an Escort for the waggons.1 The men to be picketted; taking those who are least useful at the works. Detail for the party—

The Colonel’s company 4 }
Capt. Mercers 11 25 Rank & file
Lt Williams’s 10

The Quarter-master to deliver out arms for all the waggoners; taking their receipts for them.

Parole: Alexandria.

Winchester, Wednesday the 3d November, 1756.

Parole: Bethlem.

Winchester, Thursday the 4th November 1756.

Parole: Cambridge.

Winchester, Friday the 5th November, 1756.


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