George Washington Papers

General Orders, 12 February 1781

Head Quarters New Windsor Monday February 12. 1781.


The Honorable the Congress have been pleased to pass the following Resolution.

Whereas by the late Arrangement of the Army there is a supernumerary officer allowed to each regiment to reside in the State to which such regiment belongs for the purpose of transacting all necessary business for the regiment, therefore.

Resolved That the Resolution of the 4th of September 1778 allowing officers three dollars a day for expences on business not incidental to their offices be and is hereby repealed from and after the first day of March next.

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