George Washington Papers

General Orders, 16 October 1779

General Orders

Head-Quarters Moore’s House [West Point]
Saturday Octr 16th 1779.

Parole Bennington— C. Signs Colchester. Danvers.

Varick transcript, DLC:GW.

GW’s expenses for this date included £11.5 “To Margrett McCullock bill for house work” (Revolutionary War Household Expenses, 1776–1780, DLC:GW, Ser. 5).

A receipt, dated this date and signed by McCullock with her mark, reads: “Recd of Bildad Edwards Thirty Dollars for two months work which is the full of all Demands that I had against Major Gibbs.” The docket of the receipt indicates that this was McCullock’s bill for two months’ wages (Revolutionary War Accounts, Vouchers, and Receipted Accounts 1, 1776–1780, DLC:GW, Ser. 5).

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