George Washington Papers

General Orders, 19 December 1778

General Orders

Head-Quarters Camp Middle-Brook [N.J.] Saturday Decr 19th 1778

Parole Durham—C. Signs Enfield Finland—

Varick transcript, DLC:GW.

GW’s aide Maj. Caleb Gibbs paid £32 New York currency, equal to $80, on this date to John Mason “in full for my servant Hannahs wages, who was in the service of His Excellency General Washington” (Revolutionary War Accounts, Vouchers, and Receipted Accounts, 1776–1780, DLC:GW, ser. 5, vol. 29).

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