George Washington Papers

General Orders, 5 February 1779

General Orders

Head-Quarters Middle-Brook Friday Feby 5th 1779.

Parole Jerusalem—C. Signs Lima. Kur.

Varick transcript, DLC:GW.

Adj. Gen. Alexander Scammell’s orderly book entry for this date includes the following “After Orders”: “The General Court Martial which was to have sit this day is to sit Tomorrow Eleven oClock.” (orderly book, 22 Dec. 1778–26 June 1779, DNA: RG 93, Orderly Books, 1775–1783, vol. 28).

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