16. Mr. Robt. Alexander came before Sun Rise this Morning & we all went a fox huntg. Started one & run him into a hollow tree, in an hour & 20 minutes. Chase him in the afternn. & killd in an h[our and] ½.
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- “[Diary entry: 16 September 1769],” Founders Online, National Archives, last modified October 5, 2016, http://founders.archives.gov/documents/Washington/01-02-02-0004-0024-0016. [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. 181.]