George Washington Papers

Orderly Book, 14 October 1758

Orderly Book

[14 October 1758]

Camp at Shawnese Cabins Saturday Octr 14th1

Parole Aberdeen

The Genl to beat to Morrow morning at 5 OClock the Assembly at 6, The Officers are to be particularly Carefull to have their Mens Arms drawn in the morning & fresh Loaded they are likewise to order their Horses to be well Securd so that they may be ready to March at the beating of the Assembly, All the Officers may put on w[ha]t Dress they think proper to morrow. No man to Sleep without the Sentries.

D, DLC:GW. See “Orderly Book, 21 September–24 November 1758.” The orders of this date and of 15 Oct. are those that GW issued while en route from Raystown to Stony Creek, where he joined Bouquet on 16 October.

1Shawnee Cabins was about eight miles along the road from Raystown.

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