George Washington Papers

General Orders, 14 August 1779

General Orders

Head-Quarters Moores-House [West Point]
Saturday Augt 14th 1779.

Parole New-Haven— C. Signs Norwald. Norfolk.

Varick transcript, DLC:GW.

GW’s expenses for this date included £8 “To Cash pd Hannah Stewart for making and marking table linnel for His Excelly as $ Bill” and £1.12 “To Cash pd for serving for His Excelly” (Revolutionary War Household Expenses, 1776–1780, DLC:GW, Ser. 5). A receipt of this date signed by Hannah Stewart records $20 paid by “His Excelly Genl Washington to Hannah Stewart” for “making & marking of table Cloths towels” and includes the note, “Recd the above Contents in full” (Revolutionary War Accounts, Vouchers, and Receipted Accounts 1, 1776–1780, DLC:GW, Ser. 5).

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