George Washington Papers

General Orders, 8 June 1781

Head Quarters New Windsor Friday June 8th 1781


On the entreaty of his Friends and the intercessions of a number of gentlemen the Commander in Chief, is pleased to pardon William King of the first New York regiment now under Sentence of Death for Desertion.

Jonathan Trumbull Esqr. Junior is appointed Secretary to the Commander in Chief and to be respected accordingly.

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