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General Orders, from June 17 to June 30


Head-Quarters, New-York, June 17, 1776.

(Parole, Philadelphia.) (Countersign, Lancaster.)

A detachment consisting of one Major, three Captains, six Subalterns, nine Sergeants, nine Corporals, three Drummers and Fifers, and one hundred and twenty Privates, to parade this evening, at six o' clock, at the Bowling-Green, there to receive further orders from Major Brooks, of Colonel Webb' s Regiment, who is to take the command of this party.

Especial care is to be taken that the men' s Arms and Ammunition are in good order; each man to have his twenty-four rounds of Powder and Ball, and to be furnished with seven days' Provisions.