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4811[Diary entry: 14 October 1770] (Washington Papers)
14. Very pleasant but wind fresh in the Afternoon.
4812[Diary entry: 14 October 1770] (Washington Papers)
Sunday 14th. At Captn. Crawfords all day. Went to see a Coal Mine not far from his house on the Banks of the River. The Coal seemd to be of the very best kind, burning freely & abundance of it.
4813Bond of John Posey, 14 October 1770 (Washington Papers)
[ 14 Oct. 1770 ]. “Whereas his present Majesty by his Royal Proclamation given at St James the 7th of October 1763, and Published in the Virginia Gazette on the 12th day of Jany 1764 was Graciously pleased to give & Grant to every Officer & Soldier according to their respective Ranks (as well Provencials as others) certain quantities of waste & ungranted Land in any of his Governmts in North...
4814[Diary entry: 15 October 1770] (Washington Papers)
15. Rid to see the Land he got for me & my Brother’s. This land, which William and Valentine Crawford had surveyed for the Washingtons in 1769, is in the vicinity of Perryopolis, Pa., in what is now Fayette County, Pa.
4815[Diary entry: 15 October 1770] (Washington Papers)
15. Exceeding Cloudy & sometimes droppg. Rain but afterwds. clear.
4816[Diary entry: 15 October 1770] (Washington Papers)
Monday 15th. Went to view some Land which Captn. Crawford had taken up for me near the Yaughyaughgane distant about 12 Miles. This Tract which contains about 1600 Acres Includes some as fine Land as ever I saw—a great deal of Rich Meadow and in general, is leveller than the Country about it. This Tract is well Waterd, and has a valuable Mill Seat (except that the stream is rather too slight,...
4817[Diary entry: 16 October 1770] (Washington Papers)
16. At Captn. Crawfords till the Evening—then went to Mr. John Stephenson’s. John Stephenson was William and Valentine Crawford’s half brother. After the death of the Crawfords’ father, their mother, Onora Grimes Crawford (d. 1776), married Richard Stephenson, by whom she had five sons and one daughter ( butterfield [1] C. W. Butterfield, ed. The Washington-Crawford Letters. Being the...
4818[Diary entry: 16 October 1770] (Washington Papers)
16. Frosty Morning—but clear and pleasant afterwards.
4819[Diary entry: 16 October 1770] (Washington Papers)
Tuesday 16. At Captn. Crawfords till the Evening, when I went to Mr. John Stephenson (on my way to Pittsburg) & lodgd. This day was visited by one Mr. Ennis who had traveld down the little Kanhawa (almost) from the head to the Mouth, on which he says the Lands are broken, the bottoms neither very wide nor rich, but covd. with Beach. At the Mouth the Lands are good, & continue so up the River;...
4820[Diary entry: 17 October 1770] (Washington Papers)
17. Arrivd at Fort—dining at one Widow Miers at Turtle Creek. GW had arrived at Fort Pitt. The Widow Myers’s tavern was probably at Sycamore and Sixth streets within the boundaries of present-day Pittsburgh. It frequently served as a rallying point for frontier militia and was still operating in the 1790s. GW spent 3s. 9d. at the tavern ( General Ledger A General Ledger A, 1750–1772. Library...