George Washington Papers

General Orders, 18 January 1776

General Orders

Head Quarters, Cambridge, Jany 18th 1776

Parole Worcester.Countersign Cambridge.

Samuel Neason, Quarter Master to Col. Prescot’s Regiment, tried at a General Court Martial whereof Col. Patterson was President for “defrauding the Soldiers of their allowance of bread” is acquitted by the Court—The General orders Qr Master Neason to be released from his arrest.

Varick transcript, DLC:GW.

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