[General Orders,  America      Source: W.O. 36/1]

[for June 10, 1773 thru January 10, 1776]

[as Transcribed and Indexed by Gilbert V. Riddle]


[MSS page 151, P.R.O. W.O. 36/01]


21st October [1775]


The Light Dragoons Mill patrole [sic] the streets every night, under the direction of Lieutenat Colonel Birch.

William Crone, Private Soldier in the 17th Regiment of Light Dragoons, tried for desertion by the General Court Martial of which Lieutenant Colonel Collins is President, is found guilty and sentenced to suffer death.


[MSS page 152, P.R.O. W.O. 36/01]


After orders 2 o'clock 22nd Oct[obe]r [1775]


The three troops of Light Dragoons on the heights of Charlestown, [are] to return to Boston tomorrow Morning [sic] at 9 o'clock, where they will receive further orders from Lieutenant Colonel Birch.