Monday April 21st 1783
The third Massachusetts regt gives the Guards of the 2d regt the fatigues tomorrow.
Lt Henry Nelson of the 3d Massachusetts regt is appointed paymaster to the same—vice Lt Mellish resigned that office—This appointment to take place from the 7th of January last.
Two good Carpenters from each regimt & corps, and one serjeant (a Carpenter if possible) from each Brigade in this Cantonment to be sent to the Newbuilding tomorrow morning 6 o’clock—They will receive orders from Col. Gouvion and continue untill relieved.
DLC: Papers of George Washington.