Head-Quarters W. Plains Thursday Septr 10th 1778.
Parole Palmyra—C. Signs Poland. Pittsfield.
The Committee of Arrangement having requested that a board of Officers may sit not connected with the Artillery to settle the rank and Precedence of the Colonels and the Seniority of the Regiments in that Line;1 All the General Officers in Camp except Brigadier General Knox are to meet at 4 oClock tomorrow afternoon at the New-Dining Room for these Purposes where the Parties interested will attend.
The board will be furnished with such Resolutions upon the subject as the Commander in Chief is possessed of.
Varick transcript, DLC:GW.