George Washington Papers

To George Washington from the Massachusetts Council, 1 November 1775

From the Massachusetts Council

[Watertown, Mass.] 1 November 1775. Recommends staff officers in the regiment commanded by Lt. Col. Israel Hutchinson for commissions.1

LS, signed by James Otis, Sr., DLC:GW.

1Israel Hutchinson (1728–1811) was lieutenant colonel of the Massachusetts regiment formerly commanded by Col. John Mansfield. Hutchinson became colonel of the 27th Continental Infantry on 1 Jan. 1776 and resigned at the end of that year.

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