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[Diary entry: 3 August 1787]

Friday 3d. In company with Mr. Robt. Morris and his Lady and Mr. Gouvr. Morris I went up to Trenton on another Fishing party. Lodged at Colo. Sam Ogdens at the Trenton Works. In the Evening fished, not very successfully.

Samuel Ogden (1746–1810), an iron founder who had supplied iron products to GW’s army during the Revolution, had also served as a colonel in the New Jersey militia. In 1775 he married Euphemia Morris, a younger sister of Gouverneur Morris (MINTZ description begins Max M. Mintz. Gouverneur Morris and the American Revolution. Norman, Okla., 1970. description ends , 39, 47, 70; SWIGGETT description begins Howard Swiggett. The Extraordinary Mr. Morris. Garden City, N.Y., 1952. description ends , 15, 48).

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