George Washington Papers

General Orders, 21 August 1780

Head Quarters Orange Town Monday August 21st 1780

Parole Norway
Countersigns Nantz. Orr.
Watchword Be Firm
For the day Tomorrow
Brigadier General Patterson
Lieutenant Colonels Littlefield
Brigade Major Oliver
For Guard
Major Leavensworth

The regimental Paymasters will bring their Payrolls and Abstracts made up to the 1st Instant to the Deputy Paymaster General for Examination They will also call on him for the amount of the Pay and subsistence for the respective regiments for January February and March to be received on account agreeable to a Resolution of Congress of the 10th of April last published in Orders the 30th of the same Month.

An orderly Serjeant from each Brigade in the Left Wing to attend the General Court martial tomorrow.

The first Pennsylvania and first Massachusetts brigade each gives a Serjeant for the orderly office tomorrow.

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