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Orders by General Washington, Oct. 11


Head-Quarters, Cambridge, October 11, 1775.

(Parole, Falkland.) (Countersign, Georgia.)

Captain Samuel Gridley, of Colonel Gridley' s Regiment of Artillery, tried at a late General Court-Martial, whereof Colonel Bridge was President, for "backwardness in the execution of his duty, and for negligence in the care and discipline of his camp." The Court, upon mature consideration of the evidence examined in support of the charge, are unanimously of opinion, that no part of the charge is supported against Captain Gridley, and dismiss the complaint, as malicious, vexatious and groundless. The General approves the proceedings of the Court-Martial, and orders Captain Gridley to be immediately released.