Memorandum Book of Dr. John Ewing with Account of a Journey to Settle the Boundary of Penna., May, 1784

Memorandum Book of Dr. John Ewing with Account of a Journey to Settle the Boundary of Penna., May, 1784

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1907 edition. Excerpt: ...at the Head of the Regiment. Joshua Egins a Soldier in the 3d N: York Regt. was try'd at the same Court for repeated Desertion and leaving his Post when Sentinal at two different times near the Enemy. The Court having duly Consider'd the charge against said Joshua Egins and Evidences in Support thereof with His Defence, after mature Deliberation Do Judge him to be Guilty of Desertion and Sentence him to suffer death, two thirds of the Court agreeing thereto. The Gen'l approves the sentence of the Court and orders it to be Executed on Tuesday the 21st Inst. Between the Hours of Eleven and Twelve in the Morning Hanging the said Joshua Egins by the Neck until he is Dead--Henry Weaver Soldier in the 3 N: York Regim't was try'd by the same Court for Desertion was found Guilty and sentenced him to receive 50 Lashes on his Bare back. The General approves the sentence and orders it to be put in Execution at the Head of the Regiment. B: Orders. Adjt. of the day Tomorrow, Holsey. After General Orders. The Mens Arms and Amunition are to be carefully Inspected this Evening. The Troops ready to turn out on the shortest notice, the Troops to be at their respective Alarm posts tomorrow morn'g at Gun firing the greatest vigilance to be observed by all Guards and Centinals. After, After, Gen'l Orders. The Troops to parade agreeable to the after orders of this Day at Gun firing Tomorrow morning to remain on their own Parades till Sunrise when they may be Dismiss'd unless they should receive previous orders to the Contrary. Head Quarters West Point Oct'r 22d '80. Ofiicers of the Day Tomorrow Major, Grehem. B: Major, Rice. At a Gen'l Court Martial whereof Colo. Shreeve was Presidt.. Ensign...show more

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  • Paperback | 96 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 5mm | 186g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236832434
  • 9781236832436