George Washington Papers

General Orders, 18 October 1775

General Orders

Head Quarters, Cambridge, Octr 18th 1775.

Parole Wilkes.Countersign Cambden

The General Court Martial ordered to sit this day, at Roxbury, is postponed until Friday morning next, at Nine ’OClock Brigadier Genl Thomas being obliged to attend this forenoon at Head quarters.1

Varick transcript, DLC:GW.

1John Thomas, who attended this day’s council of war at Cambridge, was president of Col. David Brewer’s court-martial. See General Orders, 15 Oct. 1775. The following Friday was 20 October.

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