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27401General Orders, 5 October 1777 (Washington Papers)
The officers commanding regiments are to make returns of the cartridges wanted for their men, to complete them to forty rounds each, and draw the materials for making them at the park of artillery, early to morrow morning—one attentive officer from each regiment is to be present, to superintend the making of the cartridges for the regiment, and see that they are well made up, and the materials...
27402[Diary entry: 23 August 1787] (Washington Papers)
Thursday 23d. Dined at home and drank Tea there.
27403[Diary entry: 5 October 1798] (Washington Papers)
5. Clear all day. Mer. 60 in the Morning. Doctr. Thornton—Mr. Law and a Mr. Baldo a Spanish Gentleman from the Havanna came to Dinner.
27404[Diary entry: 16 March 1769] (Washington Papers)
16. Morning lowering and sometimes raining with high squals of wind.
27405[Diary entry: 19 October 1771] (Washington Papers)
19. Clear in the forenoon, but lowering afterwards with Rain in the Evening and all Night.
27406[Diary entry: 13 June 1769] (Washington Papers)
13. Went into the Neck.
27407[Diary entry: 31 July 1795] (Washington Papers)
31. Do. Showery. Do. Do. in the Night.
27408[Diary entry: 24 April 1775] (Washington Papers)
24. My Brother John, Mr. Adam & Mr. Leitch & his Wife went away. I continued at home. Andrew Leitch married Margaretta Augustina Brice Leitch (1755-1781) in 1772.
27409[Diary entry: 21 February 1771] (Washington Papers)
21. Colder than yesterday—Wind being still in the same place & higher. River & every place closd blockd up.
27410[Diary entry: 10 September 1769] (Washington Papers)
10. Got to Mr. Warner Washingtons—I calling by Vale. Crawfords & Mrs. Stephenson’s. Onora Stephenson (née Grimes, d. 1776) was the mother of William and Valentine Crawford and the widow of Richard Stephenson (d. 1765), by whom she had five sons, Richard, James, John, Hugh, and Marcus.
27411General Orders, 20 February 1780 (Washington Papers)
Dead carcases in and about camp are to be buried by fatigue parties from the brigades near which they lie. At the particular intercession of Ensign Bagley and the officers of the 3rd New-York regiment, the Commander in Chief is pleased to remit the sentence against Edmund Burke of the same corps: He is therefore to be released from confinement. The case of Burke ought to be a striking example...
27412[Diary entry: 12 May 1765] (Washington Papers)
12. Finish Sowing Oats at Muddy hole.
27413[Diary entry: 22 January 1798] (Washington Papers)
22. Very cloudy & heavy. Wind Southerly. Mer. 32 in the Morn.—40 at Noon & 42 at Night. About two oclock it began to rain & continued to do so about 2 hours when it ceased but remained cloudy.
27414[Diary entry: 7 August 1795] (Washington Papers)
7. Wind Southerly & very warm.
27415[Diary entry: 30 March 1769] (Washington Papers)
30. Dined at Colo. Fairfax’s along with Colo. Bassett & Lady—returnd in the Eveng.
27416General Orders, 6 June 1779 (Washington Papers)
The Pennsylvania division is to take post at June’s or in the Vicinity according to the situation of ground &c. & send a light party of three or four hundred men into the passage of the mountain, at the cross roads, where Colo. Malcom is, there to remain ’till further orders. The Virginia division to move to Smith’s tavern —Baron De Kalb’s division (except the two companies of Light Infantry...
27417[Diary entry: 26 October 1787] (Washington Papers)
Friday. 26th. Thermometer at 57 in the Morning—68 at Noon and 67 at Night. Clear all day & wind pretty fresh from the So. Wt. Rid to all the Plantations after Mr. & Miss Lee went away. In the Neck, the Buck Wheat was all drawn to a yard in the field for the purpose of threshing and it was accordingly done and removed to the Barn but not measured. 6 plows at Wk. there to day. At Muddy hole...
27418[Diary entry: 5 June 1785] (Washington Papers)
Sunday 5th. Mercury at 72 in the Morng.—80 at Noon and 80 at Night. Opened the Well in my Cellar in which I had laid up a store of Ice, but there was not the smallest particle remaining. I then opened the other repository (called the dry Well) in which I found a large Store. Colo. Fitzgerald went away after Breakfast. My Nephew Geo. Auge. Washington returned in the afternoon. Wind Southwardly,...
27419General Orders, 9 July 1775 (Washington Papers)
The Continental Congress having been pleased to appoint Horatio Gates Esqr. Brigadier General, and Adjutant General of the Army; he is to be obeyed as such; and all Orders transmitted through him from the Commander in Chief, whether written, or verbal, are to be punctually, and immediately obey’d. All soldiers, more than two a Company, who are at present absent on Furlough, and all Officers,...
27420[Diary entry: 19 May 1768] (Washington Papers)
19. Went a Shooting, & hair huntg. with the Hounds who started a Fox wch. we catched.
27421[Diary entry: 23 July 1768] (Washington Papers)
23. At 12 Oclock finishd the third cut of 37½ Acres at Doeg Run & clapd into the last one.
27422[Diary entry: 13 September 1787] (Washington Papers)
Thursday. 13th. Dined at the Vice Presidents Chs. Biddles, & drank Tea at Mr. Powells.
27423[Diary entry: 27 July 1774] (Washington Papers)
27. At home all day. Doctr. Rumney Dined and lodged here.
27424[Diary entry: 26 March 1769] (Washington Papers)
26. The Bitch Musick brought five Puppies one of which being thought not true was drownd immediately. The others being somewhat like the Dog (Rockwood of Mr. Fairfaxs) which got them were saved.
27425[Diary entry: 24 November 1774] (Washington Papers)
24. Went to the Sale, which began at the Middle Plantation, at Willm. Dawson’s, the Head Overseers. Lodged there. Having held the land sale at a spot convenient to buyers from both sides of the Blue Ridge Mountains, GW was now auctioning off the slaves, stock, and tools which were gathered together at the main Mercer plantation for examination by the bidders. GW was disturbed at finding “only...
27426[Diary entry: 9 November 1771] (Washington Papers)
9. Set out in Company with those Gentlemen. Dined at Todds bridge and lodgd at Hubbards.
27427[Diary entry: 3 June 1769] (Washington Papers)
3. Clear, and not so cool as yesterday. Midday warm—Wind being at So. Wt.
27428General Orders, 1 July 1779 (Washington Papers)
The whole Army is for the future to undergo a monthly inspection, in which the State of the men’s arms accoutrements, ammunition, clothing and camp equipage is to be carefully examined: At these inspections the following returns are to be made to the Inspector. 1st—A return of the strength of each company regimentally digested, accounting for all absentees, together with the alterations since...
27429[Diary entry: 14 April 1775] (Washington Papers)
14. Very Cool & Wind very hard at No. West.
27430[Diary entry: 11 March 1771] (Washington Papers)
11. Set of from my Brother’s for Mr. Warnr. Washington’s on my return Home.
27431General Orders, 3 September 1776 (Washington Papers)
The General most earnestly requests, that the several Brigadiers, and Commandants of Brigades, get their respective Corps in the best order as soon as possible and for this purpose they should join in Brigades as soon as can be, on a parade appointed for that purpose. The Brigade, Majors according to the new arrangement are to attend every day for orders while they stay in town if they should...
27432General Orders, 7 February 1778 (Washington Papers)
The Brigade Major of the day will in future take the names of the officers who mount guards, the names of the guards they are appointed to command and the regiments to which they respectively belong. Likewise the names of the serjeants that are to attend as orderlies at the Adjutant General’s quarters and their respective regiments who are regularly to be brought on to the parade at guard...
27433General Orders, 29 January 1780 (Washington Papers)
The Court Martial whereof Major General Howe is President is adjourned ’till their proceedings receive the determination of Congress; but the Members in the mean time will return to their duty in the line. A General Court Martial of the line to sit tomorrow at Mr King’s in Morristown for the trial of all such persons as shall be brought before them: Colonel Richard Humpton is appointed...
27434[Diary entry: 12 February 1798] (Washington Papers)
12. Clear—Mer. at 35 and Wind at No. Wt. in the Morning—little or none afterwards—& at Night lowering. Went with the family to a Ball in Alexa. given by the Citzen[s] of it & its vicinity in commemoration of the Anniversary of my birth day. Feb. 11 was GW’s birthday according to the Julian (Old Style) calendar, but in 1752 the corrections of the Gregorian (New Style) calendar were adopted by...
27435January 1788 (Washington Papers)
[Tuesday 1st.] Thermometer at 25 in the Morning—30 at Noon and 27 at Night. Clear and moderate in the forenoon there being but little Wind and that Southerly. Towards night it clouded—after which the wind getting to No. Wt. it cleared and turned cold. Mr. Lee returned to Alexandria after breakfast—as Mrs. Stuart did from Mr. Lund Washington’s. I remained at home this day also. Wednesday 2d....
27436General Orders, 4 July 1780 (Washington Papers)
The Troops to be supplied with a jill of Rum ⅌ man this day in Case they have not already drawn. DLC : Papers of George Washington.
27437[Diary entry: 30 July 1768] (Washington Papers)
30. Very little Wind but very hot with appearances of Rain tho none fell.
27438[Diary entry: 2 January 1774] (Washington Papers)
2. At home all day. Mr. Alexander went home after Breakfast. Mr. Benjn. Dulany Mr. Peale & Mr. Cox came here to Dinner, & stayd all Night.
27439[Diary entry: 19 March 1787] (Washington Papers)
Monday 19th. Mercury at 58 in the Morning—63 at Noon and 63 at Night. Morning lowering, and the Wind fresh from South. The same kind of Weather through the day, with drops of rain now and then. Rid to the Ferry, Frenchs, Dogue run & Muddy hole Plantations; and to the Ditchers. Plowing and Sowing Oats as usual at the 3 first and at all of them the first sowed Oats were coming up. The ground is...
27440[Diary entry: 20 March 1769] (Washington Papers)
20. A little cool but still clear and pleasant.
27441[Diary entry: 16 November 1787] (Washington Papers)
Friday 16th. Thermometer at 57 in the morning—56 at Noon and 57 at Night. A continued rain all day—some times powerful, by which the grd. was made very wet. Wind in the forenoon Southerly—afternn. Easterly—and towards Night at No. West but not hard at any period of it. Remained within doors all day.
27442[Diary entry: 23 October 1771] (Washington Papers)
23. Lowering Morning with Rain then clear & Cool Wind fresh from the North West.
27443[Diary entry: 8 May 1768] (Washington Papers)
8. Less Cool than yesterday but not warm.
27444[Diary entry: 6 August 1768] (Washington Papers)
6. At home all day.
27445[Diary entry: 3 October 1787] (Washington Papers)
Wednesday 3d. Went up with Mrs. Washington to Abingdon. Dined at Mr. Herberts in Alexa. on our way up.
27446[Diary entry: 17 July 1774] (Washington Papers)
17. Very warm with but little Wind & that Southerly. Night very hot.
27447Orders, 2 May 1756 (Washington Papers)
A General Court Martial, to consist of four Captains, and five Subalterns, to sit immediately for trial of Lieutenant Lomax, of the Virginia Regiment —Captain Stewart, President—Mr Kirkpatrick, Judge Advocate. The President to wait on Colonel Washington for his Orders—All Evidences to attend: another Captain is ordered to the Court Martial—The youngest Subaltern to be taken off. LB , DLC:GW ....
27448[Diary entry: 5 October 1768] (Washington Papers)
5. Finishd Sowing in the Neck. This field took 216 Bushels. Which makes the quantities sowed as follow—Viz.— At Doeg Run 92½ Bush. Muddy hole 106½ Mill 75 Neck 216 490 Began getting Fodder at the Mill.
27449Proclamation, 26 August 1790 (Washington Papers)
Whereas it hath at this time become peculiarly necessary, to warn the citizens of the United States against a violation of the treaties, made at Hopewell, on the river Keowee, on the third and tenth days of January, in the year of our lord 1786, between the United States, and the Choctaw and Chicasaw nations of Indians; and to enforce the act, ⟨e⟩ntitled “an act to regulate trade and...
27450Cash Accounts, June 1775 (Washington Papers)
Cash June  7— To John Ross recd from him on Accot of Mr Andrew Leitch P[rince] William Arms [£] 32. 0. 0 To Colo. Harrison received from him on Accot of the Money paid Mr Thomson last Cong[res]s 1. 0. 0 To Overcharge on Contra Side in John Ross’s Credit 32. 0. 0 To Mr [William] Milnor recd from him on Acct of Andw Leitch P. Wm Company 7. 0. 0 13— To Messrs Willing & Morris a Bill of Excha....