George Washington Papers

General Orders, 2 January 1779

General Orders

Head Quarters Middle Brook [N.J.] January 2nd 1779.

Parole Francis—C. Signs Ferro. Field.

Varick transcript, DLC:GW.

Congressman Samuel Holten wrote in his diary on this date: “The Delegates of South Carolina, invited the Congress & Genl. Washington to dine with them at the city Tavern” (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 , 11:395).

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