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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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associatedWith Adye, Stephen Payne, d. 1794 person
associatedWith Franklin, William, 1731-1813 person
associatedWith Gould, Charles, Sir, 1726-1806 person
associatedWith John, Andre, 1751-1780 person
associatedWith Lansdowne, William Petty, Marquis of, 1737-1805 person
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Great Britain
United States - History - Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775
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