George Washington Papers

From George Washington to William Heath, 31 December 1780

New Windsor 31st Decr 1780

Dr Sir,

I have not Brigaded the Troops in this day’s orders, because I was uncertain whether the Regiments of Massachusetts bay take their numbers from the Rank & Seniority of the Colonels—or from the former number of the Regiments—please to satisfy me in this point, by giving me the list of the Colonels, & number of the Regiments they respectively command. I am Dr Sir Yr Obedt Servt

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