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You are hereby ordered to send out Parties to gather the Corn at the Plantations of those people, who are supposed to be killed or taken prisoners by the Indians, and have it secured for the Publick; taking a particular account of what is gathered from each Plantation. You are also to send out small Parties to protect the Country People, while they gather their Corn that is near the Fort. When...
8732[Diary entry: 9 February 1773] (Washington Papers)
9th. Doctr. Rumney continued all day, & Night. After an early Dinner I set of to Mr. Robt. Alexanders upon Fox hunting Party & in the Afternoon, Young Mr. Danl. Dulany Revd. Mr. Montgomerie, Mr. Tilghman & Jno. Custis came here & stayd all [night]. This Daniel Dulany (1750–1824) was called Daniel Jr. or Daniel III and was the son of Daniel Dulany the younger (1722–1797) and Rebecca Tasker...
8733[Diary entry: 6 June 1773] (Washington Papers)
6. Breakfasted at Slades 10 Miles from Suttons & dind and lodgd at Baltimore Town. Slade’s tavern was probably located on My Lady’s Manor in Baltimore County, Md., a few miles east of the present town of Cockeysville.
8734[Diary entry: 24 July 1768] (Washington Papers)
24. Went to Pohick Church.
Letter not found: to Adam Stephen, 25 Mar. 1756. On 19 May 1756 Stephen wrote to GW : “I am sorry that I did not receive yours from Quantico dated March 25th.”
8736[Diary entry: 7 April 1748] (Washington Papers)
Thursday 7th. Rain’d Successively all Last Night. This Morning one of our men Killed a Wild Turky that weight 20 Pounds. We went & Surveyd 15 Hundred Acres of Land & Returnd to Vanmetris’s about 1 oClock. About two I heard that Mr. Fairfax was come up & at 1 Peter Casseys about 2 Miles of in the same Old Field. I then took my Horse & went up to see him. We eat our Dinners & Walked down to...
8737[Diary entry: 3 October 1773] (Washington Papers)
3. At home all day. Alone.
8738[Diary entry: 14 March 1767] (Washington Papers)
14. Ground exceeding hard froze & cold in the Morning but pleasant afterwards, clear. Wind Westward.
Pay Mr John Moorey or Robt Cary Esqr. all Dividends now due, or shall hereafter become due £1650 Bank Stock standing in the name Jno. Custis decd and this shall be your Sufficient Warrant. Go: Washington & Martha Washington late wife of Danl Parke Custis Decd DS , Bank of England. The document is in GW’s hand and was signed by him and Martha Washington. John Moory Moorey was a partner in the...
Dr Colo. George Washington in Accot with Thos Lawson March 18th  To 5 Barrs of Iron sent you at this date Wt 160 @4d. £ 2.13.4 June 19th  To 88 Barrs of Iron now sent Wt 1T. 0C. 0Q.4W. 30/  30. 1.3 £32.14.7 E. Excepted pr Thos Lawson June 28th 1761 Then Recd ⟨the⟩ above Sum of Thirty two poun⟨ds⟩ 14 & 7 for the use of M⟨r Tho.⟩ Lawson. D , ICHi . The receipt is written in GW’s hand and signed...
8741[Diary entry: 12 July 1767] (Washington Papers)
12. Southwardly Wind & clear.
8742[Diary entry: 23 January 1773] (Washington Papers)
23. Ground very hard froze again and day variable—sometimes threatning snow—then promising to be fair and warm. Wind for the Most part Easterly but not much of it.
8743[Diary entry: 20 May 1773] (Washington Papers)
20. Still clear & midling Cool wind fresh from the west.
8744[Diary entry: 24 January 1760] (Washington Papers)
24. Fine day. Wind So[uther]ly. Gradual thaw.
8745[Diary entry: 31 March 1748] (Washington Papers)
Thursday 31st. Early this Morning one of our Men went out with the Gun & soon Returnd with two Wild Turkies. We then went to our Business. Run of three Lots & returnd to our Camping place at Stumps.
8746[Diary entry: 11 October 1768] (Washington Papers)
11. At home all day alone.