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27351[Diary entry: 30 April 1770] (Washington Papers)
30. The Doctr. stayed till after dinner and then returnd to Alexandria. I rid to the Mill & my usual rounds before dinner and to the Mill after Dinner.
27352[Diary entry: 27 February 1771] (Washington Papers)
27. Rid to my Mill in the Forenoon and Afternoon. Colo. Robt. Fairfax dined here.
27353[Diary entry: 16 August 1769] (Washington Papers)
16. Wind Northwardly & fresh. Clouds in the Evening but no Rain here.
27354[Diary entry: 13 August 1788] (Washington Papers)
Wednesday 13th. Thermometer at 64 in the Morning—70 at Noon and 70 at Night. Wind still Northerly and Morning clear. In the afternoon it shifted to the Southward and became warmer. Visited the Ferry, French’s, Dogue run & Muddy hole Plantations. At the first—Three Plows and all the hands were at Work in the Corn ground except Cupid—who was stacking at Frenchs. Examined the Stock at this place;...
27355[Diary entry: 24 May 1771] (Washington Papers)
24. Dined at Mr. John Smiths at Cabbin Point. Returnd to my Brothrs. in the Afternoon.
27356[Diary entry: 10 September 1766] (Washington Papers)
10. Began to get Fodder at Muddy hole Quarter & at the Mill.
27357[Diary entry: 13 November 1769] (Washington Papers)
13. Cool Morning but more moderate afternoon. Wind Southwardly.
27358[Diary entry: 9 December 1772] (Washington Papers)
9. The forenoon quite calm, warm & pleasant. Afternoon a little more Windy from the Southward.
27359[Diary entry: 3 July 1770] (Washington Papers)
3. Clear & very Cool—the Wind being at No. West & fresh.
27360[Diary entry: 11 March 1772] (Washington Papers)
11. Cold & raw in the forenoon Snowing in the afternoon.
27361Cash Accounts, May 1763 (Washington Papers)
Cash May 3— To Ditto [cash] for Burgesses Wages £ 33.18. 6 To Ditto of Mr [Joseph] Valentine for Marsh Acct 2.15.0 of Ditto Rent for Monconck 4. Ditto Int. of Mr Wm Dand[ridg]e 22.0.5 Ditto for Corn Sold 132. 160.15. 5 4— To Collo. Basset Balle Acct 86. 7. 8 To Cash for a Trip to the Dismal of Collo. Lewis £ 3.0. 0 of Collo. Bassett 3.     of Dr Walker   3.     9.     of G. Washington   3.    
Whereas at a Circuit Court of the United States holden at Philadelphia in and for the Pennsylvania District of the middle Circuit, Philip Vigol late of Fayette County in the said District, yeoman was duly convicted and attainted of Treason against the said United States, and by the sentence of the same Court was ordered to be taken to the place of execution on the seventeenth of June instant,...
27363[Diary entry: 12 April 1799] (Washington Papers)
12. Morng. Calm & Heavy. Mer. 45. Wd. afterwards, first Southerly & then Easterly but not fresh. Weather clear. Mer. 54 at Night. Doctr. Wade came this Aftn. Spread Plaster of Paris this Morning on the circle & sides before the door & on the Lawn to the Cross Path betwn. the Garden gates & on the Clover by the Stable. Dr. Robert H. Wade had been to Mount Vernon three times during March and...
27364[Diary entry: 30 August 1769] (Washington Papers)
30. Old Mr. Flint dined with us, otherwise we were alone.
27365[Diary entry: 2 February 1775] (Washington Papers)
2. At home all day. In the Afternn. Mr. Calvert, Mr. Bordley, & Mr. Jacques from Maryland and Mr. Wagener, Mr. Mills, Doctr. Rumney, & Mr. Rutherford came here. John Beale Bordley (1727–1804), of Baltimore and Wye Island, Md., pursued an avid interest in all areas of agriculture, including crop rotation, farm industry, and proper diet. Like GW, he turned from tobacco to wheat as a cash crop...
27366[Diary entry: 19 August 1787] (Washington Papers)
Sunday 19. In company with Mr. Powell rode up to the White Marsh. Dined at German Town—drank Tea at Mr. Peters’s & returned home in the eveng.
27367[Diary entry: 23 December 1772] (Washington Papers)
23. Went a Hunting but found nothing. In the Evening Colo. Fairfax came. On this day Baldwin Buckner, on behalf of himself and his brother John, contracted with GW to buy 300 barrels of “Superfine Flour & Cask” for £300 13s., to be paid the following April at the meeting of merchants in Williamsburg ( General Ledger B General Ledger B, 1772–1793. Library of Congress, George Washington Papers,...
27368[Diary entry: 9 June 1769] (Washington Papers)
9. Rid to Captn. Posey’s—from thence to the Mill & then home. John Posey had recently gone to Maryland, where he married Elizabeth Adair of Chestertown. He had not yet brought his bride home to Rover’s Delight, but GW today saw the sad state of affairs that would greet the newly married couple there. Almost everything not mortgaged to GW had been attached by the Fairfax County sheriff to be...
27369[Diary entry: 4 June 1762] (Washington Papers)
4. Jno. Askew came to Work. In 1759 GW hired John Askew (Askin) , a local joiner, for £25 per year plus housing. In Oct. 1761 they changed the agreement, GW now paying Askew a per diem wage that amounted to the same £25–per-year rate. For a 5–day week with 11 holidays per year Askew’s pay would come to 2s. per day. Hence, as Askew was paid per day, GW kept track of any absence or return to...
27370[Diary entry: 27 July 1795] (Washington Papers)
27. Easterley—a great deal of Rain.
27371General Orders, 25 April 1783 (Washington Papers)
For the day tomorrow Major Genl Heath B.Q.M. Hampshire Brid. The Jersey Battalion gives the Guards & the Jersey regt the Fatigues tomorrow. Each Brigade in this Cantonment is to deliver at the Newbuilding tomorrow 12 o’clock, one piece of well hewn Timber thirty feet long—& 7 inches square. DLC : Papers of George Washington.
27372General Orders, 17 May 1778 (Washington Papers)
The Commanding Officers of Regiments & Corps are to make an exact return tomorrow morning ten ôClock at Head-Quarters of the Arms deficient in their respective Regiments and Corps. The Commissary of Military Stores is also to make a return the 21st instant of all the Arms received from and delivered to the Army from the first of November last specifying the particular Corps & the number...
27373[Diary entry: 17 February 1771] (Washington Papers)
17. Light Snow all the Morning with but little Wind. About 10 Oclock it came out of Northwest blew violent hard & dispersd the Clouds.
27374[Diary entry: 6 September 1769] (Washington Papers)
6. Colo. Robt. Fairfax dined here.
27375General Orders, 16 January 1783 (Washington Papers)
For the day tomorrow Lieutenant Colonel Barber. For duty tomorrow the 5th Massachusetts regiment. Commanding officers of Lines from which there are soldiers absent attending as servants or officers who have retired in consequence of the late arrangement, or left the service in any other way; will direct in pointed terms all such soldiers to join their corps without delay—and in case they shall...
27376[Diary entry: 3 September 1788] (Washington Papers)
Wednesday 3d. Thermometer at 64 in the morning—76 at Noon and 75 at Night. Clear morning with the Wind fresh from No. Wt. after which it became calm. Visited all the Plantations. In the Neck—6 Plows were crossing the B. Wheat field for sowing Wheat; one harrow in the Corn. The Waggon & Ox Carts were getting in Wheat. The other hands (not with the Carts and at the Stacks) were Weeding and...
27377[Diary entry: 14 May 1771] (Washington Papers)
14. Much such a day as yesterday Wind being in the same place.
27378[Diary entry: 3 December 1769] (Washington Papers)
3. At Eltham all day.
27379[Diary entry: 25 April 1785] (Washington Papers)
Monday 25th. Mercury at 64 in the Morning—66 at Noon and 72 at Night. Perfectly calm all the forenoon, & very little wind in the Afternoon. Clear & very warm—all nature seemed alive. Cherries, Plumbs, Pears & Apples bloomed forth and the forest trees in general were displaying their foliage. Got the ground, on the North side of the gate—between the outer ditch & the Sweet brier hedge in a...
27380General Orders, 5 October 1778 (Washington Papers)
Varick transcript , DLC:GW .
27381[Diary entry: 11 August 1771] (Washington Papers)
11th. Clear and quite Calm. Morning little Cool; Evening Warm.
27382[Diary entry: 18 January 1798] (Washington Papers)
18. Lowering, with the wind pretty fresh from the Northward in the morning. Mer. then 38–32 at Night & 38 at its highest. Cold, raw & cloudy all day.
27383[October 1787] (Washington Papers)
Oct.—Monday—1st. Rid to all the Plantations—work as usual—except that the Plows at Dogue run were putting in Rye in the same field No. . Mr. Craik went away Ditchers went to Muddy hole—& Tuesday. 2d. Rid to all the Plantations. Sent 2 Plows from Frenchs to Muddy hole—the other 2 preparg. ground within the Meadow for Rye & grass Seeds—on which 1½ bushels of Rye was sown and therewith 1½ bushls....
27384[Diary entry: 22 December 1785] (Washington Papers)
[Thursday 22d.] Went a Fox hunting with the Gentlemen who came here yesterday—together with Ferdinando Washington and Mr. Shaw, after a very early breakfast. Found a Fox just back of Muddy hole Plantation and after a Chase of an hour and a quarter with my Dogs, & eight couple of Doctor Smiths (brought by Mr. Phil. Alexander) we put him into a hollow tree, in which we fastned him, and in the...
27385[Diary entry: 1 April 1772] (Washington Papers)
Apl. 1. Dined and Spent the Evening at Mrs. Campbells.
27386[Diary entry: 26 March 1769] (Washington Papers)
26. Took an airing with Colo. Bassett on horse back. Mr. R. Alexander came in the Evg.
27387General Orders, 26 May 1780 (Washington Papers)
For manœuvring tomorrow Colonels Livingston and Johnston, Lieutenant Colonels Sumner and Hay; Adjutants from the 2nd Pennsylvania and Hand’s Brigades; Colours as usual . Brigade Major Bradford to attend the Formation &caThe Battalions to be formed on the Grand Parade at Six o clock in the Morng. Four Battalions are to manœuvre next Monday on the Common near Colonel Abeel’s: Manœuvring...
27388[Diary entry: 29 October 1771] (Washington Papers)
29. Reach’d Williamsburg before Dinner. And went to the Play in the Afternoon. About four weeks before GW arrived in town, Christiana Campbell had moved again, this time to Waller Street behind the Capitol, and in a newspaper advertisement she had announced that “I shall reserve Rooms for the Gentlemen who formerly lodged with me” ( Va. Gaz. , P&D, 3 Oct. 1771). But for the first time in ten...
27389[Diary entry: 2 May 1799] (Washington Papers)
2. Clear & calm in the Morning. Mer. at 52. Brisk So. westerly wind afterwards—still clear. Mer. 58 at Night.
27390[Diary entry: 20 August 1769] (Washington Papers)
20. Morning Warm. Abt. Noon a shower with rumbling thunder. The afternoon wet.
27391[Diary entry: 9 September 1787] (Washington Papers)
Sunday—9th. Dined at home after paying a visit to Mr. Gardoqui (Minister from Spain) who had come from New York on a visit to me.
27392[Diary entry: 13 December 1772] (Washington Papers)
13. Wind pretty fresh from the Southwest & very lowering.
27393General Orders, 26 March 1779 (Washington Papers)
At a Brigade General Court Martial, Fish-Kill Septr 29th 78, Lieutenant Colonel Smith President, Lieutenant Philip Shrouder & Ensign Henry Magg of the German Battalion were tried for, “Behaving in a cowardly manner at the battle of Germantown by leaving their regiment in time of Action and not joining it ’till the Action was over.” The court having considered the evidences are of opinion that...
27394[Diary entry: 7 March 1771] (Washington Papers)
7. At my Brothers all day writing Instructions & dispatches for Captn. Crawford the Surveyor of our 200,000 Acs. of Land.
27395[Diary entry: 4 June 1771] (Washington Papers)
4. At home all day without Compa.
27396[Diary entry: 16 May 1785] (Washington Papers)
Monday 16th. Mercury at 63 in the Morning—66 at Noon, and 68 at Night. General Moylan, Mrs. Moylan, Doctr. Stuart, Wife & Sister, went away after Breakfast. Mr. Mazzai came here to breakfast and went away afterwds. Philip Mazzei (1730–1816), born in Italy, had been a wine merchant in London for 18 years before coming to Virginia in 1773. He purchased an estate named Colle, adjoining Thomas...
27397Cash Accounts, June 1763 (Washington Papers)
Cash June 8— To Cash for 2 Barrels of Corn £ 1. 5.0 10— To Ditto for D. Ditto 1. 5.0 14— To Ditto for Ditto 0.12.6 24— To Ditto for Ditto 0.12.6 Contra June 1— By Servants at Collo. [Burwell] Bassets 0. 5.0 By 1 Yd Cat Gut 10/—3 Yds Ribbon 4/6 0.14.6 By Club at Todds 5/—Exps. at Siers’s 9/
27398[Diary entry: 1 August 1771] (Washington Papers)
August 1st. Began to Sow Wheat in the Neck with Wheat steep’d in Brine & allum.
27399[Diary entry: 8 February 1798] (Washington Papers)
8. Visited the Public buildgs. in the Morng. Met the Compy. at the Union Tavern & dined there—lodged as before. Weather very cold. Wind Northerly. Visitors to the Capitol and the president’s residence in Feb. 1798 found the buildings well along. At the Capitol the superintendent reported “the freestone work on the outside is raised as high as the top of the Corinthian capitals all round the...
27400[Diary entry: 26 July 1768] (Washington Papers)
26. Wind at No. West & cool & clear.