George Washington Papers

General Orders, 3 December 1782

Head Quarters Newburgh Tuesday December 3d 1782

Parole Durham.
Countersigns Epsom,

For the day tomorrow Major Trescot, Major Darby.

For duty tomorrow the 2d instead of the 6th Massachusetts regiment.

A General courtmartial of which Colonel Greaton is appointed president, will assemble tomorrow morning at the Presidents Quarters, or such place as he may appoint, for the trial of all prisoners that may come before them: the Judge Advocate and all persons concerned to attend.

Lieutenant Colonel Mellon, Major Scott—one Captain from the Jersey brigade, one from the York brigade and two from each of the Massachusetts & Newhampshire brigades will attend as members.

The Abstracts of the subsistance of the army, up to the time the Contracter settled with the officers (whose certificates is then to be taken) are to be sent to the Deputy pay master at the Forge near Murderers creek, as soon as possible.

DLC: Papers of George Washington.

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