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1March [1797] (Washington Papers)
1. Mercury at 24. Wind Westerly and cold all day. 2. Wind as yesterday; cloudy, cold & Raw all...
2[Diary entry: 4 March 1797] (Washington Papers)
4. Much such a day as yesterday in all respects. Mercury at 41.
3[Diary entry: 5 March 1797] (Washington Papers)
5. Not unlike the two preceding days. M. at 50.
The multiplicity of business which occurred in the course of the last Session, particularly in...
5[Diary entry: 6 March 1797] (Washington Papers)
6. The wind Shifted to the No. Wt. and turned Cold M: 24.
Enclosed is the copy of a letter I wrote to you in answer to yours from Lancaster, & to that...
I will turn over your letter of the 13th instant to the President of the United States. You may...
My Coach horses, having performed (faithfully & well) all the duties I have required of them,...
For your affectionate Address on my retireing from public life, I beg you to accept my grateful...
On the 11 th of Decr I wrote you a long letter; and intended before the close of the last Session...
Your favor of the 27th Ulto reached me in the forenoon, & the Salmon in the afternoon of the 3d...
12[Diary entry: 7 March 1797] (Washington Papers)
7. A hard No. Wt. [wind] all day. Hard frost this morning & but little [sun] all day—snowing at...
13[Diary entry: 8 March 1797] (Washington Papers)
8. Very thick morning with sprinkling rain clear afterwards with a brisk So. Westerly wind. Mer. 52.
Your conduct during a six Years residence in my family, having been such as to meet my full...
15[Diary entry: 9 March 1797] (Washington Papers)
9. Wind changed to No. Wt. blew very hard & turned very cold. Mer. at 28. Left Phila. on my...
Thus far we have arrived safe, but found it disagreeably cold. To give the greater surety to the...
17[Diary entry: 10 March 1797] (Washington Papers)
10. Dined & lodged at Elkton. Tolerably pleasant all day. “At Elkton . . . Hollingsworth’s is a...
We arrived at this place to dinner and shall remain all night. To morrow we shall proceed but...
19[Diary entry: 11 March 1797] (Washington Papers)
11. Snowing from day light until 10 Oclock—in the Afternoon a little rain. Breakfasted at...
20[Diary entry: 12 March 1797] (Washington Papers)
12. Lowering, but tolerably pleasant. Breakfasted at Websters. Dined & lodged in Baltimore. Met &...
As I ride on matters occur to me and I shall take the chance of mentioning them to you before you...
22[Diary entry: 13 March 1797] (Washington Papers)
13. Breakfasted at Spurriers & dined & lodged in Bladensburgh. Morning lowered but clear...
23[Diary entry: 14 March 1797] (Washington Papers)
14. Dined at Mr. Laws & lodged at Mr. Thos. Peters. Day warm. mr. laws : Thomas Law (1759–1834),...
The pressure of business in the last days of my administration, occasioned my dispatching the...
25[Diary entry: 15 March 1797] (Washington Papers)
15. Recd. the Compliments of the Citizens of George Town as I had done the day before of those of...
26[Diary entry: 16 March 1797] (Washington Papers)
16. At home all day alone. Wind at East & very cloudy all day.
27[Diary entry: 17 March 1797] (Washington Papers)
17. Wind in the same place with rain from 10 oclock until 12—clear afterwards.
28[Diary entry: 18 March 1797] (Washington Papers)
18. Clear—with the Wind fresh from So. Wt. in the forenoon and at No. Wt. in the afternoon.
29[Diary entry: 19 March 1797] (Washington Papers)
19. Wind at No. Wt. and fresh after the morning continuing so all day & cold.
30[Diary entry: 20 March 1797] (Washington Papers)
20. Cool in the morning with the wind still at No. W. but very moderate afternoon.
31[Diary entry: 21 March 1797] (Washington Papers)
21. Wind Southerly and fresh all day—clear.
32[Diary entry: 22 March 1797] (Washington Papers)
22. Wind still Southerly and fresh with appearances of Rain. In the Afternoon wind came out brisk...
33[Diary entry: 23 March 1797] (Washington Papers)
23. Cool in the morning but clear & very pleasant afterwards with but little Wd.
34[Diary entry: 24 March 1797] (Washington Papers)
24. Wind at So. Et. with Rain more or less all day.
35[Diary entry: 25 March 1797] (Washington Papers)
25. Wind for the most part Southerly—and clear.
Your letter of the 20th instt, with the Bill of lading for the Goods in the Sloop Salem, and...
37[Diary entry: 26 March 1797] (Washington Papers)
26. Wind varying from No. Et. to So. Et. and blowing very fresh.
A Mail of last week brought me the honor of your favor, begun the 11th, and ended the 13th of...
Your letter of the 22d instant has been received, by which I find you have fixed the commencement...
40[Diary entry: 27 March 1797] (Washington Papers)
27. A little rain fell last Night. Wind Southerly in the Morning & violently all day afterwards &...
41April [1797] (Washington Papers)
Omitted keeping any Acct. of the Weather and Occurrences in this Month.
42[undated diary entry] (Washington Papers)
Omitted keeping any Acct. of the Weather and Occurrences in this Month.
If this letter should happen to find you in Philadelphia, the intention of it is to bring you...
Your letter of the 25th Ulto has been duly received; and as your Grand Mamma or Sister, will...
Mr Lear informs me the President has declined, finally, to take any part of the furniture in the...
Private Dear Sir, Mount Vernon 3d April 1797 Your letter of the 24th Ulto has been duly received,...
Letter not found: GW to Bartholomew Dandridge, 5 April 1797. On 8 April Dandridge wrote GW :...
A few days since, through the Channel of our Minister in London, I was favoured with the receipt...
Your letter of the 31st Ult. from Culpeper County, came to my hands late at night on the 5th...
Your favor of the 5th instt with its enclosures, and also one of prior date, forwarding (at the...