12. Went out in the Morng. with the Hounds in order to meet Colo. Fairfax but did not. In Hell hole started a fox and after an hours chase run him into a hole, & left him. In the afternoon went to Alexa. to the Monthly Ball.
- Cite as
- “[Diary entry: 12 January 1769],” Founders Online, National Archives, last modified October 5, 2016, http://founders.archives.gov/documents/Washington/01-02-02-0004-0001-0012. [Original source: The Diaries of George Washington, vol. 2, 14 January 1766 – 31 December 1770, ed. Donald Jackson. Charlottesville: University Press of Virginia, 1976, p. 120.]