George Washington Papers

General Orders, 8 July 1776

General Orders

Head Quarters, New York, July 8th 1776.

Parole Johnston.Countersign Lebanon.

The new Levies from Connecticut, and New-Jersey, daily arriving—a Report is to be made every day to the General, of the Number arriving by the commanding officer of each corps, in order that proper arrangements may be made.

All officers are required to be careful that their men are acquainted with orders, that they may not plead ignorance.

Varick transcript, DLC:GW.

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