George Washington Papers

General Orders, 6 September 1782

Head Quarters Verplanks point Friday September 6th 1782

Parole Philadelphia
Countersigns Wilmington
For the Day tomorrow Major General Howe
Lieutt Colonel Mellen
Major Throop
Brigade Majer Williams
For duty tomorrow 2d Connecticut & 6th Massachts

The regimental Surgeons to send the returns of the sick every saturday to the flying hospital where on application they will receive a proportion of bandages and digestive ointment.

The Commanding officers of Divisions & Wings are desired to meet the Inspecter and Adjutant general at 4 o’clock this afternoon on the grand parade.

The Brigade Majors are expected to dine at Headquarters the day they are relieved from duty.

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