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General Orders, 7 January 1776

General Orders

Head Quarters, Cambridge, Jany 7th 1776

Parole Lynch.Countersign Morris.

The Adjutant General will this day deliver to the Brigade Majors, the number of the new Articles of war, necessary for each Regiment, in their respective Brigades; and that no mistake, in regard to the said Articles may possibly happen; each Book is signed by the Honorable John Hancock Esqr. President of the Continental Congress; and countersign’d upon the Title page, by William Tudor Esqr. Judge Advocate of the army of the United Colonies.1

Varick transcript, DLC:GW.

1For the printing of the new articles of war, see Hancock to GW, 2 Dec. 1775, n.6.

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