George Washington Papers

General Orders, 11 January 1783

Saturday Jany 11th 1783

Parole Norfolk,
Countersigns Ordnance Penobscot

For the day tomorrow Colo. J. Vose.

For duty tomorrow the 4th Massachusetts regiment.

As the navigation of the Hudson is now, and will probably for some time be impracticable, the Barges which are in possession of officers are to be delivered to the Quarter M. General and all their crews returned to their respective regiments, except those in the service of the Quarter Master General, who will be wanted to man the Ice Boats—the Commander in Chief will return his own barge, and dismiss his Crew.

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