George Washington Papers

General Orders, 25 October 1775

General Orders

Head Quarters [Cambridge] Octr 25th 1775.

Parole, Rutledge.Countersign, Gadsden

Otway Byrd Esqr. is appointed to act as Aid-de-Camp to Major Genl Lee, during the Absence of Samuel Griffen Esqr. and is to be obeyed as such.1

For the future Peas and Beans are to be valued by the Commissary General at Six shillings, lawfull money a bushel.

Varick transcript, DLC:GW.

1Byrd continued to serve Lee as an aide-de-camp after Griffin’s return.

Index Entries