George Washington Papers

From George Washington to Hezekiah Wetmore, 8 January 1783

Head Quarters Jany 8 1783


In the Regulation for paying Subsistence to the Officers of the Army it was not considered that the Officers of Cavalry are allowed more servants without Arms than those of the Infantry.

Untill the Secy at War shall give further directions on this head you will please to pay to the Officers of Cavalry subsistence for the number of Servants without Arms allowed them by the Regulation made by a Board of Genl Officers in Philada last Winter & published in the Genl Orders of the 18th Jany last.

DLC: Papers of George Washington.

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