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General Orders, by General Washington



Head Quarters, New York, August 25, 1776.

(Parole, Marlborough.) (Countersign, Newtown.)

A special Court Martial to sit this day, at twelve o' clock, at Mrs˙ Montagnie' s, for the trial of Lieutenant-Colonel Zedtwitz, charged with "carrying on a treasonable correspondence with the enemy;" to be composed of a Brigadier-General and twelve Field-Officers: General Wadsworth to preside.

The General Order against working on Sunday is revoked, the time not admitting of any delay. The same number of fatigue-men to turn out, as yesterday, this afternoon, at three o' clock, as well Militia as other troops.

Colonel Smallwood to command Lord Stirling' s Brigade during his absence on Long Island.