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used in 1776

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a lawyer or officer of the court in some jurisdictions in Europe, colonial America, and the military
  • Captain William Tudor, the judge advocate, described the whole army as impatient for action.
    p. 153.3
  • "Every brutal gratification can be so easily indulged in this place," wrote William Tudor of Boston, Washington's judge advocate, to his fiancee, "that the army will be debauched here in a month more than in twelve at Cambridge."
    p. 125.5
  • On December 24, the day before Christmas, Washington's judge advocate, Colonel William Tudor, who had been with him from the beginning, wrote again, as he often had during the campaign, to tell his fiancee in Boston of his continuing love for her, and to explain why his hopes of returning soon to Boston had vanished.
    p. 271.3

There are no more uses of "advocate" in 1776.

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