George Washington Papers

General Orders, 9 February 1783

Sunday February 9th 1783

Parole Kendal.
Countersigns Lincoln, Montgomery.

For the day tomorrow Major Fish.

For duty the 6th Massachusetts regiment.

A Board consisting of all the General officers in this Cantonment and at the Garrison of Westpoint to assemble at such place as shall be appointed by Major Genl Gates on thursday next to take into consideration certain points contained in a memorial of Brigadier Genl Hazen in behalf of himself and a large majority of the officers of his regiment, relative to the proceedings of Courts martial, the duties of a Judge advocate and the conduct of Mr Edwards the present Judge advocate, the particular objects of inquiry will be pointed out by the Commander in chief. The parties concerned are directed to attend and exhibit such Documents and information as shall be thought proper, and the Board are requested to report their opinion thereon as soon as may be.

The inspection and muster of the Troops in this Cantonment will be made for the month of Jany upon the following days.

The first Massachusetts brigade the 12th instant
Jersey do 13th
Hampshire do 14th
3d Massachusetts do 15th
2d & 8th Massa. regiments 16th
5th Massachusetts regt 17th
York Brigade 20th

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