George Washington Papers

General Orders, 27 August 1780

Head Quarters Tean Neck Sunday August 27. 1780

Parole, China.
Countersigns, Coos: Cuba.
Watchword, Here we come
For the Day Tomorrow
Brigadier General Irvine
Lieutenant Colonels Gray
Brigade Major Woodbridge
For Guard
Major Leavensworth

Joseph King Esqr. is appointed Paymaster to the Corps of Artificers from the 6th of February last.

The Brigade Quarter masters are to apply immediately at the Quarter master Generals Store for the number of Espontoons specified in the last Returns.

A General Court martial to assemble tomorrow morning nine ô Clock at the house on the right of General Stark’s brigade for the Trial of Colonel Hazen and such others as shall be brought before the Court.

Colonel Wyllys is appointed President; Lieutenant Colonels Littlefield Cobb and Newall—Majors Cogswell Wallbridge and Maxwell a Captain from each of the following brigades vizt First and second Pennsylvania Jersey Clinton’s 1st Connecticutt & Poor’s to attend as Members—All Witnesses and persons concerned are desired to attend the Court—A Serjeant from each brigade in the left Wing to be sent as orderlies to the court.

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