NEW YORK PROVINCIAL FORCES
STATE of the FOUR REGIMENTS raised in the Colony of New York for the CONTINENTAL SERVICE, and the Order of their Rank
WHEREAS the Provincial Congress of the Colony of New York hath resolved and orderes as follows, that is to say, That the New-York be the first or senior Regiment of the Troops raised in this Colony, and take Rank accordingly; and unanimously approved for Alexander McDougall, for Colonel, Rudolphus Ritzema, for Lieutenant Colonel, and Herman Zedwitz, for Major of the first Regiment.
That Goose Van Schaik's Regiment be the Second Regiment and take rank accordingly; and unanimously approved of Goose Van Schaik for Colonel, Peter Yates for Lieutenant Colonel and Peter Gansevoort jr, for Major of the Second Regiment.......
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