George Washington Papers

General Orders, 5 June 1779

General Orders

Head Quarters Ringwood [N.J.] Saturday June 5th 1779

Parole Raritan—C. Signs Ramapough. Ringwood—

Varick transcript, DLC:GW.

GW’s aide-de-camp Richard Kidder Meade received money from Maj. Caleb Gibbs on 6 June and paid $10 to servants at “Mr [Robert] Erskines,” whose home at Ringwood was situated near the road about one mile from the New Jersey—New York border (Revolutionary War Accounts, Vouchers, and Receipted Accounts 1, 1776–1780, DLC:GW, Ser. 5).

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