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Head-Quarters, Cambridge, August 19, 1775.

(Parole, Jersey.)

(Countersign, Kendal.)

Col˙ Samuel Gerrish, of the Massachusetts Forces, tried by a General Court-Martial, of which Brigadier General Green was President, is unanimously found guilty of the charge exhibited against him, that "he behaved unworthy an officer; and that he is guilty of a breach of the forty-ninth article of the Rules and Regulations of the Massachusetts Army. The Court therefore sentence and adjudge the said Col˙ Gerrish to be cashiered, and rendered incapable of any employment in the American Army. The General approves the sentence of the Court-Martial, and orders it to take place immediately.