Another Fogg Orderly Book

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1903
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Page 9 - November 5th. — As the Commander-in-chief has been apprised of a design, formed for the observance of that ridiculous and childish custom of burning the effigy of the Pope, he cannot help expressing his surprise, that there should be officers and soldiers in this army so void of common sense, as not to see the impropriety of such a step...
Page 68 - Importance of the great Cause we are engaged in, will be deeply impressed upon every Man's mind, and wishes it to be considered, that an Army without Order, Regularity and Discipline, is no better than a Commission'd Mob...
Page 16 - ... alike indifferent The rights of mankind and the freedom of America will have numbers sufficient to support them, without resorting to such wretched assistance. Let those, who wish to put shackles upon freemen, fill their ranks with such miscreants, and place their confidence in them.
Page 16 - The officers are to be careful not to enlist any person suspected of being unfriendly to the liberties of America, or any abandoned vagabond to whom all causes and countries are equal and alike indifferent The rights of mankind and the freedom of America will have numbers sufficient to support them, without resorting to such wretched assistance. Let those, who wish to put shackles upon freemen, fill their ranks with such...
Page 24 - Genl to order all the Horns of the Bullocks that are killed for the use of the army to be saved and sent to the...
Page 2 - Farmer David Fleman Amos Brown Joshua Holt Philip Overlook & Joseph Chapman to burn Charcoal for the Use of the Army. Five more Woodcutters from each Brigade to be added to those already ordered to cut Fire Wood under the Direction of the Quartermaster Genl A General Courtmartial to Set Monday Morning at 9 o'Clock in Cambridge to try Prisoners as shall be brought before them, all Evidences and Persons concerned to attend the Court. Josiah Mecow Soldier in this Army...
Page 4 - Congress has been at much Pains to buy Goods to cloath the new Army, and the Quartermaster Genl at great Trouble to collect on the best Terms he can such Articles as are wanting for this Purpose, he is directed to reserve those Goods for those brave Soldiers who are determined to Stand forth in Defence of their Country another year, and that he may be able to quit the service, at the End of their present 'Engagement he will be furnished with the Inlistments, any Person therefore (Negroes...
Page 2 - Year) to lay out their Money in Shirts Shoes Stockings and a good Pair of Leather Breeches and not in Coats and Waistcoats as it is intended that the New Army shall be...
Page 48 - Intelligence was received from Cape- Ann, that a vessel from England, laden with warlike stores, had been taken and brought into that place. There was on board one 13 inch brass mortar, 2,000 stand of arms, 100,000 flints, 32 tons of leaden balls, &c.

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