George Washington Papers

General Orders, 10 August 1780

Head Quarters Orangetown Thursday August 10th 1780

Parole Baltimore
Countersigns Boon
Watchword Prudence

For the Day Tomorrow. Brigadier General Wayne

Brigade returns of the Espontoons wanting are to be transmitted to the orderly office 12 ô clock tomorrow.

A General Court martial to assemble tomorrow morning nine ô clock at the Orderly Office when they will receive directions where to sit, to try all prisoners who shall be brought before them Colonel Greaton is appointed President—Lieutenant Colonel Mellen Major Church, and a Captain from each Brigade except the 3d & 4th Massachusetts to attend as Members.

After Orders

The Division General Court martial whereof Colonel Angell is President of Major General Lord Stirling’s late Division is to assemble tomorrow morning ten ô clock at the President’s Tent to finish the Trial of Lt Boss.

The General Court martial where of Colonel Butler is President is dissolved.

DLC: Papers of George Washington.

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