George Washington Papers

General Orders, 20 October 1782

Head Quarters Verplanks Point Sunday October 20th 1782

Countersigns Ostende, Dieppe.
For duty tomorrow Brigadier Genl Patterson
Colonel Ogden
Lt Colonel Olney
Brigade Major Cox
Qr Master from 2d Connectt. brigade
For duty tomrrow 5th Connecticut & 9th Massa. regiments.

The 1st York regiment to relieve the men on duty at Stoney point and Kakiat from the 2d Massa. regiment tomorrow.

All Warrants or Certificates for Commissions from their respective States, of which officers are at present possessed are immediately to be lodged with the Adjutant General_and a return of all those Warrants or Certificates which have been forwarded to the War Office and upon which Commissions have not been issued is to be made to the Adjutant General immediately also.

The Secretary at war has been kind enough to undertake to carry down with him these warrants & returns, and send the Commissions due upon them to the Army.

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