A most excellent disciplinarian, who served under the king of Prussia; by his industry, abilities and judicious regulations, introduced among the Americans a more regular system of discipline.--Elected by Congress Inspector General of the American army, in 1778; in consequence of his important services, he was rewarded by Congress with a pension of two thousand five hundred dollars per annum, on the commencement of the New Constitution.--Died, 1794. [P. 9.]
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