George Washington Papers

General Orders, 6 May 1777

General Orders

Head-Quarters, Morristown May 6th 1777.

Parole: ChesterCountersign: Derby.

The commanding Officers of Battalions, that furnish the Commander in Chief’s Guard, are not [to] draw for the men thus furnished after they have left their respective Battalions, but are to give each man a Certificate of the day on which he was last paid; in order that the Captain of the Guard may be enabled to make out their Abstract properly.

Varick transcript, DLC:GW.

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