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1261[Diary entry: 2 November 1773] (Washington Papers)
2. A good deal of Rain fell last Night. Wind Northerly today & a little Cooler.
Urged to it by repeated applications from a number of officers whom I have had the honor to command in the service of this Colony, I take the liberty of addressing Your Excelly on the subject of the Lands which the Gentlemen conceive themselves entitled to under his Majesty’s bounty of October 1763. The exception in favor of the Officers & Soldiers, contained in his Majesty’s order in Council...
1263[Diary entry: 1 November 1773] (Washington Papers)
Novr. 1. Went to Willmsburg. after Dinner. Spent the Evening in my own Room.
1264[Diary entry: 1 November 1773] (Washington Papers)
Novr. 1st. Very pleasant—rather warm Wind being Southerly.
1265[October 1773] (Washington Papers)
Octr. 1st. Still at Annapolis. Dined with Mr. Ogle. Spent the Evening at the Governors. Benjamin Ogle (1746–1808) was elected governor of Maryland in 1798. He was the son of Samuel Ogle (d. 1752) who served three times as governor of Maryland in the colonial period. In the Monday sweepstakes, Ogle’s horse came in second out of three. 2. Set of on my return home. Dined at Marlborough & lodged...
1266Acct. of the Weather in Octr. [1773] (Washington Papers)
Octr. 1st. Raining more or less all day—with the Wind fresh from the No. Et. 2. Raining in the Morning with fine mists through the day. 3. Clear, Wind at So. West & Warm. 4. Still Clear with but little Wind and that at the same point. 5. Still clear and Warm wind from the same Quarter. 6. Raining all the forenoon with the Wind Easterly & pretty fresh. 7. Lowering most part of the day. Wind...
1267Cash Accounts, October 1773 (Washington Papers)
Cash Octr 6— To Cash for Smiths Work £ 0. 4. 0 14— To Ditto recd from Mr Hooe for my Battoe 12. 0. 0 To Ditto recd from Mr Craven Peyton on Colo. Geo. Fairfax’s Acct 52. 0. 0 16— To Cash recd from Mr Willm Shaw 20. 2. 0 18— To ditto recd of Mr Jno. Baynes on Acct of [James] Towers’s Land 10.15. 0 Contra 2— By a pair of Black silk Hose 0.18. 0 By Cash paid Mr Thos Triplet
1268[Diary entry: 31 October 1773] (Washington Papers)
31. At Colo. Bassetts all day.
1269[Diary entry: 31 October 1773] (Washington Papers)
31. Pleasant with but little [wind] & that westerly.
1270[Diary entry: 30 October 1773] (Washington Papers)
30. Returnd to Colo. Bassetts.
1271[Diary entry: 30 October 1773] (Washington Papers)
30. Wind still Northerly but pleasant, & rather Warm than otherwise.
1272[Diary entry: 29 October 1773] (Washington Papers)
29. Dined at Mrs. Dawsons & Spent the Evening in my Room.
1273[Diary entry: 29 October 1773] (Washington Papers)
29. Wind Northerly, and somewhat Cooler.
1274[Diary entry: 28 October 1773] (Washington Papers)
28. Dined at the Speakers and Spend the Evening in my own Room.
1275[Diary entry: 28 October 1773] (Washington Papers)
28. Again clear warm and pleasant.
1276[Diary entry: 27 October 1773] (Washington Papers)
27. Dined at the Govrs. & spent the Evening in my own Room.
1277[Diary entry: 27 October 1773] (Washington Papers)
27. Clear and Warm with but little Wind & that Southerly.
1278[Diary entry: 26 October 1773] (Washington Papers)
26. Went to Williamsburg. Dined at the Raleigh & supped at the Coffee House.
1279[Diary entry: 26 October 1773] (Washington Papers)
26. Still clear and Warm with but little Wind.
1280[Diary entry: 25 October 1773] (Washington Papers)
25. Ditto. Ditto.
1281[Diary entry: 25 October 1773] (Washington Papers)
25. Clear and Warm with but little Wind.
1282[Diary entry: 24 October 1773] (Washington Papers)
24. At Colo. Bassetts all [day].
1283[Diary entry: 24 October 1773] (Washington Papers)
24. A Good deal of Rain fell last Night.
1284[Diary entry: 23 October 1773] (Washington Papers)
23. Breakfasted at Todds Bridge and reachd Colo. Bassett in the Afternoon.
1285[Diary entry: 23 October 1773] (Washington Papers)
23. Wind fresh from the Southward, with much appearance of Rain, but none fell.
1286[Diary entry: 22 October 1773] (Washington Papers)
22. Dined at Caroline Ct. House and lodged at Hubbards.
1287[Diary entry: 22 October 1773] (Washington Papers)
22. Cloudy, lowering Morning & very warm all day but no Rain.
1288[Diary entry: 21 October 1773] (Washington Papers)
21. Rid to my Plantation at the little Falls. Dind & Supd at Colo. Lewis’s.
1289[Diary entry: 21 October 1773] (Washington Papers)
21. Lowering for most part of the day with a little Rain in the Evening.
Your favour of this date, is this instant put into my hands (at Weedons & almost dark) the mode you propose of determining the claim, upon Colo. George Lees Estate, will be perfectly agreeable to me; but as my Brothers are as much concernd in the matter as I am, I would choose to have there concurrance before I did any thing final & should be obligd to you to for mentioning of this matter to...