George Washington Papers

General Orders, 3 February 1781

General Orders

[New Windsor] Saturday February 3d 1781

Parole Countersigns——

Returns of all the men who have not had the small pox to be given in to the Orderly Office by Brigades as soon as possible.1

The Honorable the Congress have been pleased to make the following Election.

In Congress January 17. 1781.

Congress proceeded to the Election of a director of the Military Hospital and the ballots being taken.

Doctor John Cochran was elected.2

Varick transcript, DLC:GW.

1For some of these returns, see William Heath to GW, 8 Feb., and n.4.

2See JCC description begins Worthington Chauncey Ford et al., eds. Journals of the Continental Congress, 1774-1789. 34 vols. Washington, D.C., 1904–37. description ends , 19:65; see also Samuel Huntington to GW, 18 Jan., and n.2.

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