George Washington Papers

General Orders, 30 December 1778

General Orders

Head-Quarters Middle-Brook [N.J., Wednesday]1 Decr 30th 1778.

Parole Daun—C. Signs Dee Dennis—

Coll Beauford is appointed to visit & superintend the Hospitals in Jersey—He will apply at the Orderly-Office tomorrow for instructions.

Varick transcript, DLC:GW.

GW dined on this date with Congressman Samuel Holten, John Jay, French minister Conrad-Alexandre Gérard, and “about 60 other Gentln” (Smith, Letters of Delegates description begins Paul H. Smith et al., eds. Letters of Delegates to Congress, 1774–1789. 26 vols. Washington, D.C., 1976–2000. description ends , 11:387).

1The copyist inadvertently wrote “Tuesday.”

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