Wednesday 1st. Mercury at 64 in the Morning—68 at Noon and 72 at Night.
But little Wind and that from the Southward—day clear, warm & growing.
Govrs. Johnson & Lee, and the other Gentlemen with a Son of the first went away after Breakfast.
In the Afternoon Mr. Mathew Whiting, Mr. Wm. Booth, & a Doctr. Graham [came] here & stayed all Night.
Gov. Thomas Johnson had three sons: Thomas Jennings, James, and Joshua.
Matthew Whiting (d. 1810), formerly of Gloucester County, had moved to Snow Hill on Bull Run in Prince William County by about 1770. In 1782 he paid a tax on 4 whites and 73 slaves in Prince William. Whiting had been married to Warner Washington’s sister Hannah, and had by her an only son, Matthew, who was lost at sea during the Revolution (FOTHERGILL description begins Augusta B. Fothergill and John Mark Naugle. Virginia Tax Payers, 1782–87: Other Than Those Published by the United States Census Bureau. 1940. Reprint. Baltimore, 1974. description ends , 135; Whiting to GW, 10 Aug. 1786, DLC:GW; W.P.A.  description begins W.P.A. Writers’ Project. Prince William: The Story of Its People and Its Places. American Guide Series. Manassas, Va., 1941. description ends , 179–80).
Dr. Graham is probably either William Graham (1751–1821), son of John Graham of Dumfries and a surgeon’s mate in the 2nd Virginia Regiment during the Revolution, or George Graham, a member of the committee of safety and a surgeon in the Prince William County militia during the Revolution (BLANTON description begins Wyndham B. Blanton. Medicine in Virginia in the Eighteenth Century. Richmond, 1931. description ends , 404; W.P.A.  description begins W.P.A. Writers’ Project. Prince William: The Story of Its People and Its Places. American Guide Series. Manassas, Va., 1941. description ends , 31, 33).