George Washington Papers

General Orders, 23 September 1779

General Orders

Head-Quarters Moore’s-House [West Point]
Thursday Septr 23rd 1779.

Parole Hackinsack— C. Signs Ireland. Kent.

Varick transcript, DLC:GW.

GW expenses for this date included £20 “To cash pd Henry Dawkins for engraving Silver Cups as per receipt” (Revolutionary War Household Expenses, 1776-1780, DLC:GW, Ser. 5). The receipt, signed by Dawkins and dated this date, specified that he had engraved for GW twenty-four “small wine Cups,” two “large tumblers,” two “Middlesize breakfast [tumblers],” one “pepper box,” and “the office seal with His Excellency’s Arms” (DLC:GW).

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