Monday 7th. Mercury at [ ] in the Morng.—[ ] at Noon and [ ] at Night.
Clear, with the wind pretty fresh at No. Wt. all day but not cold.
At home preparing for my journey to Philadelphia.
In the Afternoon Cols. Simms and Darke came in, the first expecting to meet the Governr. here, the other on business of the Potomack Compy. Both returned in the Evening.
the governr.: Edmund Randolph had been elected governor of Virginia in Nov. 1786.