Head Quarters Newburgh Sunday December 15th 1782
Officer for tomorrow Colo. Tupper, Major Pettingill
For duty tomorrow 4th Massachusetts regiment.
By the order of the 6th instant respecting uniformity of cloathing for the army the General did not propose that the coats should all be made in the same mode; on the contrary he wishes Commanding officers of the different lines and corps would agree among themselves on such distinctions as may be deemed proper in the fashion of the Lapels, Cuffs, Buttons, &c.
DLC: Papers of George Washington.