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1 Washington, George A Journal of my Journey over the Mountains began Fryday … 1748-03-11 Fryday March 11th. 1747/8. Began my Journey in Company with George Fairfax Esqr.; we travell’d...
2 Washington, George [Diary entry: 11 March 1748] 1748-03-11 Fryday March 11th. 1747/8. Began my Journey in Company with George Fairfax Esqr.; we travell’d...
3 Washington, George [Diary entry: 12 March 1748] 1748-03-12 Saturday March 12th. This Morning Mr. James Genn the surveyor came to us. We travel’d over the...
4 Washington, George [Diary entry: 13 March 1748] 1748-03-13 Sunday March 13. Rode to his Lordships Quarter about 4 Miles higher up the River we went through...
5 Washington, George [Diary entry: 14 March 1748] 1748-03-14 Monday 14th. We sent our Baggage to Capt. Hites (near Frederick Town) went ourselves down the...
6 Washington, George [Diary entry: 15 March 1748] 1748-03-15 Tuesday 15th. We set out early with Intent to Run round the sd. Land but being taken in a Rain &...
7 Washington, George [Diary entry: 16 March 1748] 1748-03-16 Wednesday 16th. We set out early & finish’d about one oClock & then Travell’d up to Frederick...
8 Washington, George [Diary entry: 17 March 1748] 1748-03-17 Thursday 17th. Rain’d till Ten oClock & then clearing we reached as far as Major Campbells one of...
9 Washington, George [Diary entry: 18 March 1748] 1748-03-18 Fryday 18th. We Travell’d up about 35 Miles to Thomas Barwicks on Potomack where we found the...
10 Washington, George [Diary entry: 20 March 1748] 1748-03-20 Sunday 20th. Finding the River not much abated we in the Evening Swam our horses over & carried...
11 Washington, George [Diary entry: 21 March 1748] 1748-03-21 Monday 21st. We went over in a Canoe & Travell’d up Maryland side all the Day in a Continued Rain...
12 Washington, George [Diary entry: 22 March 1748] 1748-03-22 Tuesday 22d. Continued Rain and the Freshes kept us at Cresaps.
13 Washington, George [Diary entry: 23 March 1748] 1748-03-23 Wednesday 23d. Rain’d till about two oClock & Clear’d when we were agreeably surpris’d at the...
14 Washington, George [Diary entry: 25 March 1748] 1748-03-25 Fryday 25th. 1748. Nothing Remarkable on thursday but only being with the Indians all day so...
15 Washington, George [Diary entry: 26 March 1748] 1748-03-26 Saterday 26. Travelld up the Creek to Solomon Hedges Esqr. one of his Majestys Justices of the...
16 Washington, George [Diary entry: 27 March 1748] 1748-03-27 Sunday 27th. Travell’d over to the South Branch (attended with the Esqr.) to Henry Vanmetriss in...
17 Washington, George [Diary entry: 28 March 1748] 1748-03-28 Monday 28th. Travell’d up the Branch about 30 Miles to Mr. James Rutlidge’s Horse Jockey & about...
18 Washington, George [Diary entry: 29 March 1748] 1748-03-29 Tuesday 29th. This Morning went out & Survey’d five Hundred Acres of Land & went down to one...
19 Washington, George [Diary entry: 30 March 1748] 1748-03-30 Wednesday 30th. This Morning began our Intended Business of Laying of Lots. We began at the...
20 Washington, George [Diary entry: 31 March 1748] 1748-03-31 Thursday 31st. Early this Morning one of our Men went out with the Gun & soon Returnd with two...
21 Washington, George [April 1748] 1748-04-01 Fryday April the 1st. 1748. This Morning Shot twice at Wild Turkies but killd none. Run of three...
22 Washington, George [Diary entry: 1 April 1748] 1748-04-01 Fryday April the 1st. 1748. This Morning Shot twice at Wild Turkies but killd none. Run of three...
23 Washington, George [Diary entry: 2 April 1748] 1748-04-02 Saterday April 2d. Last Night was a blowing & Rainy night. Our Straw catch’d a Fire that we were...
24 Washington, George [Diary entry: 3 April 1748] 1748-04-03 Sunday 3d. Last Night was a much more blostering night than the former. We had our Tent Carried...
25 Washington, George [Diary entry: 4 April 1748] 1748-04-04 Monday 4th. This morning Mr. Fairfax left us with Intent to go down to the Mouth of the Branch....
26 Washington, George [Diary entry: 5 April 1748] 1748-04-05 Tuesday 5th. We went out & did 4 Lots. We were attended by the same Company of People that we had...
27 Washington, George [Diary entry: 6 April 1748] 1748-04-06 Wednesday 6th. Last Night was so Intolerably smoaky that we were obliged all hands to leave the...
28 Washington, George [Diary entry: 7 April 1748] 1748-04-07 Thursday 7th. Rain’d Successively all Last Night. This Morning one of our men Killed a Wild Turky...
29 Washington, George [Diary entry: 8 April 1748] 1748-04-08 Fryday 8th. We breakfasted at Casseys & Rode down to Vanmetris’s to get all our Company together...
30 Washington, George [Diary entry: 9 April 1748] 1748-04-09 Saterday 9th. Set the Surveyors to work whilst Mr. Fairfax & myself stayed at the Tent our...
31 Washington, George [Diary entry: 10 April 1748] 1748-04-10 Sunday 10th. We took our farewell of the Branch & travelld over Hills and Mountains to 1 Coddys...
32 Washington, George [Diary entry: 11 April 1748] 1748-04-11 Monday 11th. We Travell’d from Coddys down to Frederick Town where we Reached about 12 oClock. We...
33 Washington, George [Diary entry: 12 April 1748] 1748-04-12 Tuesday 12th. We set of from Capt. Hites in order to go over Wms. Gap about 20 Miles and after...
34 Washington, George [Diary entry: 13 April 1748] 1748-04-13 Wednesday the 13th. of April 1748. Mr. Fairfax got safe home and I myself safe to my Brothers...
35 Washington, George [Diary entry: 4 November 1751] 1751-11-04 November 4 th , 1751.—This morning received a card from Major Clarke, welcoming us to Barbadoes,...
36 Washington, George [Diary entry: 5 November 1751] 1751-11-05 5 th. —Early this morning came Dr. Hilary, an eminent physician recommended by Major Clarke, to...
37 Washington, George Journey to the French Commandant: Narrative 1753-10-31 On Wednesday the 31st. of October 1753 I was Commission’d & appointed by the Honble. Robert...
38 Washington, George Expedition to the Ohio, 1754: Narrative 1754-03-27 On the 31st of March , I received from his Honour a Lieutenant Colonel’s Commission, The date of...
39 Washington, George [January 1760] 1760-01-01 January 1 Tuesday. Visited my Plantations and receivd an Instance of Mr. French’s great Love of...
40 Washington, George [Diary entry: 1 January 1760] 1760-01-01 January 1 Tuesday. Visited my Plantations and receivd an Instance of Mr. French’s great Love of...
41 Washington, George [Diary entry: 2 January 1760] 1760-01-02 Jany. 2d. Wednesy. Mrs. Barnes who came to visit Mrs. Washington yesterday returnd home in my...
42 Washington, George [Diary entry: 3 January 1760] 1760-01-03 Thursday Jany. 3d. The Weather continuing Bad & the same causes subsisting I confind myself to...
43 Washington, George [Diary entry: 4 January 1760] 1760-01-04 Friday Jany. 4th. The Weather continud Drisling and Warm, and I kept the House all day. Mrs....
44 Washington, George [Diary entry: 5 January 1760] 1760-01-05 Saturday Jany. 5th. Mrs. Washington appeard to be something better. Mr. Green however came to see...
45 Washington, George [Diary entry: 6 January 1760] 1760-01-06 Sunday Jany. 6th. The Chariot not returng. time enought from Colo. Fairfax’s we were prevented...
46 Washington, George [Diary entry: 7 January 1760] 1760-01-07 Monday Jany. 7th. Accompanied Mrs. Bassett to Alexandria and engagd a Keg of Butter of Mr....
47 Washington, George [Diary entry: 8 January 1760] 1760-01-08 Tuesday Jany. 8. Directed an Indictment to be formd by Mr. Johnston against Jno. Ballendine for a...
48 Washington, George [Diary entry: 9 January 1760] 1760-01-09 Wednesday. Jany. 9. Killd and dressd Mr. French’s Hogs which weighd 751 lbs. neat. Colo. West...
49 Washington, George [Diary entry: 10 January 1760] 1760-01-10 Thursday Jany. 10th. Accompanied Mrs. Bassett in a Visit to Belvoir. She this day determind on...
50 Washington, George [Diary entry: 11 January 1760] 1760-01-11 Friday Jany. 11th. Deliverd Rd. Stephens two Hogs in part of his Years Provisions weight  69  90...