George Washington Papers

To George Washington from John Morgan, 15 March 1776

From John Morgan

Cambridge, 15 March 1776. Certifies that Samuel Tenny is qualified to be surgeon of Col. Daniel Hitchcock’s regiment.1

ADS, DNA: RG 93, Manuscript File.

1Samuel Tenny (Tenney; 1748–1816) of Exeter, N.H., who was a surgeon’s mate in Col. Richard Gridley’s artillery regiment during 1775, served as surgeon of Hitchcock’s 11th Continental Regiment until 1 Jan. 1777, when he became surgeon of the 2d Rhode Island Regiment. Tenny transferred to the 1st Rhode Island Regiment in 1781 and was its surgeon until the end of the war.

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