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1251[Diary entry: 5 November 1773] (Washington Papers)
5. Took an Early Dinner & came up to Colo. Bassetts afterwards.
1252[Diary entry: 5 November 1773] (Washington Papers)
5. A good deal of Rain fell in the Night. Squally forenoon but clear & cooler afterwards.
1253[Diary entry: 4 November 1773] (Washington Papers)
4. Dined at the Speakers & Spent the Evening at Southalls.
1254[Diary entry: 4 November 1773] (Washington Papers)
4. Warm and pleasant in the forenoon—but cloudy with Rain in the Afternoon.
Of this date I have drawn upon you in favour of the Honble John Page Esqr. for £300 Sterling in £140 & £160 Bills which please to pay & place it to Acct of Mr John Parke Custis. It was my full Intention to have Shipd you Ten Hhds of this young Gentlemans Tobo in the Hanbury; but by a mistake in the manager here, he had put it out of my power to fulfill my own Intention before I discover’d it;...
1256[Diary entry: 3 November 1773] (Washington Papers)
3. Dined at Mrs. Dawson’s & Spent the Evening in my own Room.
1257[Diary entry: 3 November 1773] (Washington Papers)
3. Pleasant, and somewhat warmer than yesterday. Wind getting Southerly again.
The whole quantity of 200000 Acres of Land granted by the Hon: Robt Dinwiddie’s Proclamation of the 19th of Feby 1754 being now fully obtaind (within the number of Surveys limitted) and the last Certificates thereof lodgd in the Secretarys Office, I take the liberty, humbly to inform your Excellency and Honrs that the Surveys formerly made, are already Patented agreeably to an Order of Council...
1259Guardian Accounts, 3 November 1773 (Washington Papers)
Mr John Parke Custis In Acct with George Washington Drs. Sterl. Curry 1771 May 10 To Cash paid Phips Jackson Eater—in part for Land bought of him by consent of the Genl Ct 200.      20 To a Horse bot of Colo. Bassett—for his Riding 43.      June 4 To Cash paid the Revd Mr Boucher £50 Md Cy eql to 40.      To Ditto for Pocket Money 2. 8.   July ⟨ ⟩ To 2 Blankets to his Servants 1. 5.   To Cash...
1260[Diary entry: 2 November 1773] (Washington Papers)
2. Dined at the Attorney’s, and Spent the Evening in my own Room.