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 20, 1776.

    Parole Dorchester. Countersign Salem.

    Whitcombs, Phinneys, and Huchinsons Regiments are to march into Boston this day, and remain there until further orders, they are to guard the Town, and public Stores there, and do all such fatigue, and other duties, as the General commanding there, thinks proper to order -- Every possible precaution will be taken to destroy the Infection of the small-pox. The Troops now in Boston are to march out, and join their respective Regiments, upon being relieved by the Regiments that are to march in. -- The Posts on Bunkers-hill, Breed's-hill, and Charles-Town Ferry, are to be garrison'd by Col Waldron's 51 Regt., who is to take special care that the Abbaties, picketting &c. are preserved entire -- The Qt. Mr. Genl. is to see that Fire Wood, or Coals, is immediately laid in for the supply of those posts. The Commissary Genl. has Orders, immediately to lay in a proper supply of provisions, for the Garrisons of Boston, Bunkers-hill & Dorchester Heights.

[Note:Col. John Waldron, of the New Hampshire Militia. ]