Washington, George, 1732-1799. The writings of George Washington from the original manuscript sources: Volume 4
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GENERAL ORDERS Head Quarters, Cambridge, February 6, 1776.

    Parole Greenwich. Countersign Kent.

    The Court of enquiry whereof Genl. Green was president, appointed to enquire into the Complaint of Col. Hubbart 77 Pay Master General of the New Hampshire Forces against Col Stark 78 -- The Court have reported the State of the Evidence given in before them, by which it appears that Col Hubbarts Complaints were well founded -- All further proceedings are suspended, Col Stark having made such Acknowledgments to the injured parties as will in all probability be accepted as satisfactory.

[Note:Col. Samuel Hobart. ]
[Note:Col. John Stark. ]

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    The Colonel, or Officer commanding each Regiment, is to examine minutely into the quantity, and condition of their ammunition, and make report of the Average Number of Rounds, they are possessed of, to their respective Brigadiers, without delay, and immediately thereupon the Brigadiers are to lay this report before the General.

    The Armourers are required to be very exact and diligent, at their business; if they are known to do work for any others, than those of the army, they will be brought to the severest punishment, or if they presume to charge a Soldier for any repair done to his Arms, they will also be called to as strict account.

    An exact report to be made of all the Cartridges in the different Magazines -- Those now employed in making Cartridges are to be constant and diligent at their work.

    The Arms which have been delivered out of the public Stores, are not to be put in the hands of Commissioned Officers. The Colonels of the several Regiments are to be answerable that this Order is duly attended to.