Head Quarters Newburgh Wednesday March 19th 83
For the day tomorrow Major Knap
Brigd. Qr Master York Brigade
For duty the 7th Massachusetts regt.
The present mode of collecting and digesting the reports of Police into one point of view will be productive of the happiest consequences—The General desires the officers will continue to be as particular in their remarks as they have been a few days past.
The Quarter Master Genl will provide Straw as soon as possible.
A further distribution of Blankets is to be made.
The Contractors are requested to have an amply supply of Vinegar, that the issue of that article may be regular as soon as the warm Weather commences.
The Quarter Master of the Brigade which gives the Fatigue for repairing the Provost & officers guard house, will furnish the party with tools agreeably to the requisition of the Quartermaster of the day—which are to be returned at night.
DLC: Papers of George Washington.