George Washington Papers

General Orders, 10 September 1778

General Orders

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.

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