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, March 19, 1776.

    Parole Philadelphia. Countersign Sydney.

    Brigade Major Henly, 42 being ordered to attend Genl. Heath, Brigade Major Cary 43 is to take the duty of both those Brigades until further orders, and is therefore upon no account to be absent from Cambridge.

[Note:David Henly, brigade major to General Heath. He was, later, a colonel of one of the 16 Additional Continental regiments. ]
[Note:Richard Cary. ]

    All Officers, Soldiers and others, are positiely forbid going into the Town of Boston without a pass, or being sent expressly upon duty; As soon as the Select Men report the Town to be cleansed from Infection, liberty will be given to those who have business there, to go in. The Inhabitants belonging to the Town may be permitted to return to their habitations, proper persons being appointed at the Neck and at Charles-Townferry, to grant them passes.


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