Notes on Hudson Valley Lodgings
[post 24 April 1791]
|over the Bridge|
|Kings bridge—New House|
|Crowtons—A Widow Purdie|
|Fish kill—2d. Tavern|
|near a new Church|
|good beds—bad dinner—|
|Near this a curious spring noted by Colles in his chart enquire of it for Ct. Andriani1||
Ms (DLC). In JM’s hand. On the verso of cover for Daniel Carroll to JM, 23 Apr. 1791. Obviously made as JM contemplated the route for his spring lake country journey (2 May–16 June 1791).
1. The Colles 1789 map shows a “Remarkable Spring” about four miles below Poughkeepsie (Christopher Colles, A Survey of the Roads of the United States of America, 1789, ed. Walter W. Ristow [Cambridge, Mass., 1961], p. 133).