George Washington Papers

General Orders, 11 September 1778

General Orders

Head-Quarters W. Plains Friday Septembr 11th 1778.

Parole Frankfort—C. Signs Freetown. Falkland.

The General Court-Martial whereof Coll Humpton is President is to sit tomorrow nine ôClock at the new Dining Room—Lieutt Coll Regnier is appointed a Member, vice Lieutt Colonel Mellin—Nixon’s and the 1st Pennsylvania Brigades each give a Captain in the room of those who have marched.

The Drum and Fife Majors of the Regiments on the Ground are to attend at the Inspector of Musick’s tent in the rear of the Park tomorrow morning ten ôClock to receive his Instructions.

Varick transcript, DLC:GW.

On this date GW’s aide-de-camp Richard Kidder Meade wrote Brig. Gen. Jedediah Huntington: “Lieutenant Solomon [Hendrick Aupaumut] who commands the remaining part of the Stockbridge Indians has requested His Excellency to discharge four of their Tribe who are in your Brigade—As they behaved well and were unfortunate in a late action His Excy is inclined to indulge them, & if it meets with your approbation He requests that you will discharge the above number, the particular ones will be pointed out to you by the Lieut. who will deliver this” (DGC:GW).

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