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11[Diary entry: 15 April 1775] (Washington Papers)
15. Very pleasant. Wind what little there was Southerly.
12[Diary entry: 14 April 1775] (Washington Papers)
14. Doctr. Rumney Mr. Adam & Captn. Broadstreet came to Dinner. The two first stayd all Night—the other went away. captain broadstreet : was probably Capt. Lyonel Bradstreet, who apparently brought GW the acceptance by Thomas Contee of GW’s offer to sell his brig Farmer . Contee assured GW that “Capt. Bradstreet will take her in Charge when or as Soon as you please” ( Contee to GW, 11 April...
13[Diary entry: 14 April 1775] (Washington Papers)
14. Very Cool & Wind very hard at No. West.
14[Diary entry: 13 April 1775] (Washington Papers)
13. Mr. & Mrs. Custis, & Mrs. Newman came to Dinner. Mrs. Slaughter also.
15[Diary entry: 13 April 1775] (Washington Papers)
13. Clear but Windy from the No. West & Cool.
Mr Lloyd did me the honour to call at this place with your favour of the 4th Instt. If the Letters I have given him to the Governor, and others, will, in the smallest degree contribute to his success, I shall think myself happy; but I dispair of it at this time, as his Lordship is, I know, under a prohibition, by a late Instruction, to grant no more Lands to the Westward of us (but on certain...
17[Diary entry: 12 April 1775] (Washington Papers)
12. Captn. Saunders went away after Dinner. A Lloyd from Pen[n]s[ylvani]a Came to Dinner & stayd all Night. Mr. Andw. Stewart also came to Dinr. & returnd. This Lloyd may be John Lloyd (1751–1811), who was traveling through Pennsylvania, Maryland, and Virginia at this time as a partner of his brother-in-law, Osgood Hanbury (1731–1804), of London ( SAYERS R. S. Sayers. Lloyds Bank in the...
18[Diary entry: 12 April 1775] (Washington Papers)
12. Raining in the forenoon but clear afterwards.
19[Diary entry: 11 April 1775] (Washington Papers)
11. At home. Captn. Saunders came and lodged here. captn. saunders : probably either Joseph Saunders (died c.1792), a merchant of Philadelphia, or his son John Saunders, who was settling in Alexandria in this year (Fairfax County Wills, Book F–1, 251–55, Vi Microfilm; Fairfax County Deeds, Book M, 41–46, Vi Microfilm).
20[Diary entry: 11 April 1775] (Washington Papers)
11. Misting all day and a good deal of Rain in the Night—with the Wind at No. Et.