George Washington Papers

General Orders, 9 July 1779

General Orders

Head-Quarters New-Windsor Friday July 9th 1779.

Parole Montezuma—C. Signs Madrass Mexico.

Varick transcript, DLC:GW.

A transcript of another orderly book from GW’s headquarters includes a general order for this date that reads: “The regimental paymasters will apply for the pay for the months of March, April, and May” (NN: Bancroft Collection).

GW’s warrant book for this date records a payment of $70 to “Christopher Colles, preceptor of Mathameticles to the Artillery for June” (Revolutionary War Warant Book 4, 1779–1780, DLC:GW, Ser. 5).

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