Gould, Charles, Sir, 1726-1806.

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Stephen Adye was a British Army officer who, while serving as the Deputy Judge Advocate General of North America, wrote an important tract on courts martial in 1769. Originally published in New York and then London, Treatise on Courts-Martial, to which is Added an Essay on Military Punishments and Rewards would serve as the standard for military judicial practices in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. During the American War for Independence, Adye served as an officer under General James Pattison during the occupation of New York City.

From the guide to the Stephen Payne Adye correspondence, 1769-1783, 1769-1783, (American Philosophical Society)

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referencedIn Adye, Stephen Payne, d. 1794. Correspondence, 1769-1783. American Philosophical Society Library
creatorOf Stephen Payne Adye correspondence, 1769-1783, 1769-1783 American Philosophical Society
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associatedWith Franklin, William, 1731-1813 person
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United States - History - Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775
Armies, Colonial
Military history
American Revolution
African Americans
Trials (Military offenses)--New York (State)


Birth 1726

Death 1806

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