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" The General is sorry to be informed, that the foolish and wicked practice of profane cursing and swearing, a vice heretofore little known in an American army... "
The Story-life of Washington: A Life-history in Five Hundred True Stories ... - Page 275
by Wayne Whipple - 1911 - 709 pages
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George Washington, the Christian

William Jackson Johnstone - Presidents - 1919 - 299 pages
...them from fatigue duty on Sundays, except at shipyards, or on special occasions, until further orders. The General is sorry to be informed that the foolish...fashion; he hopes the officers will by example as well as inAge 44] 83 upon 'Parson Johnes' at his home. These two men were no strangers to each other; neither...
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History of the Fortieth (Sunshine) Division: Containing a Brief History of ...

World War, 1914-1918 - 1920 - 179 pages
...spirit did General Washington issue to the Colonial Army, August 3, 1776, the following general order: "The General is sorry to be informed that the foolish...wicked practice of profane cursing and swearing, a vice hitherto little known in an American Army, is growing into fashion. He hopes the officers will, by...
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George Washington in Love and Otherwise

Eugene Ernst Prussing - 1925 - 183 pages
...opinion of profanity is on record — it appears in "General Orders" under date New York, August 3, 1776. The General is sorry to be informed that the foolish and wicked practice of profane swearing, a vice hitherto but little known in an American army, is growing into fashion. He hopes the...
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The Code Duello: With Special References to the State of Virginia

Archibald Williams Patterson - Dueling - 1927 - 94 pages
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Washington, Volume 1

Joseph Dillaway Sawyer - 1927
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The Minute Man, Volumes 20-21

United States - 1927
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The Pennsylvania Magazine of History and Biography, Volume 52

Pennsylvania - 1928
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George Washington: The Son of His Country, 1732-1775

Paul Van Dyke - 1931 - 310 pages
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