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6401[Diary entry: 2 August 1772] (Washington Papers)
2. Clear & pleasant, but rather Cool. Wind hanging still to the Westward.
6402Remarks & Occurs. in Augt. [1772] (Washington Papers)
Augt. 3d. Finished Sowing the Cut next the Tumbling Dam at Doeg Run with Wheat 43 Bls. The same day began to Sow Wheat at the Ferry Plantn. 4. Finished Sowing the uppermost Cut with wheat in the Neck—the Cut next Abn. Adams’s 64 Bls. 10. Dennis Curran, Cook Jack, Schomberg Arlington, Peter & London began to Work on my Mill Race, Scouring it out. 11. Finished the third Cut in the Neck with...
6403[Diary entry: 3 August 1772] (Washington Papers)
3. At home all day alone.
6404[Diary entry: 3 August 1772] (Washington Papers)
3. Cool yet—Wind Eastwardly & Weather Clear.
6405[Diary entry: 3 August 1772] (Washington Papers)
Augt. 3d. Finished Sowing the Cut next the Tumbling Dam at Doeg Run with Wheat 43 Bls. The same day began to Sow Wheat at the Ferry Plantn.
Letter not found: to James Hill, 3 Aug. 1772. On 30 Aug. Hill wrote to GW : “I recd your Letter from the Post office dated August 3d.”
6407[Diary entry: 4 August 1772] (Washington Papers)
4. Rid to the Ferry Plantation and returnd from thence.
6408[Diary entry: 4 August 1772] (Washington Papers)
4. Still Cool with the Wind Easterly.
6409[Diary entry: 4 August 1772] (Washington Papers)
4. Finished Sowing the uppermost Cut with wheat in the Neck—the Cut next Abn. Adams’s 64 Bls.
6410[Diary entry: 5 August 1772] (Washington Papers)
5. At home all day alone.
6411[Diary entry: 5 August 1772] (Washington Papers)
5. Warmer, Wind getting Southerly.
6412[Diary entry: 6 August 1772] (Washington Papers)
6. Rid to the Ferry Plantation Mill Doeg Run and Muddy hole.
6413[Diary entry: 6 August 1772] (Washington Papers)
6. Clear, Calm and Warm.
6414[Diary entry: 7 August 1772] (Washington Papers)
7. At home all day writing & Posting my Books.
6415[Diary entry: 7 August 1772] (Washington Papers)
7. Very Warm in the forenoon. Wind pretty fresh in the Afternoon from the Southward.
In reply to your Letter of the 4th I think it a piece of Justice due to you to acknowledge that I was not lead to enquire into the price of the Goods I had purchased of your already, & might hearafter take from any thing that passed between us at the time I offered to discontinue my own Importations (upon Condition I could get my Goods at nearly what they would cost to Import them myself)—I...
6417[Diary entry: 8 August 1772] (Washington Papers)
8. Ditto—Ditto.
6418[Diary entry: 8 August 1772] (Washington Papers)
8. Exceeding warm in the forenoon. Cooler afterwards the Wind rising from the Southwd.
6419[Diary entry: 9 August 1772] (Washington Papers)
9. At home all day alone.
6420[Diary entry: 9 August 1772] (Washington Papers)
9. Still Warm, with great appearances of Rain about two Oclock & all the Afternn. but only a few drops fell.
6421[Diary entry: 10 August 1772] (Washington Papers)
10. Rid to the Ferry Plantation to the Mill & where my Ditchers were at Work there. In the Evening Doctr. Rumney, Mr. Kirkpatrick, Mr. Balmain & Mr. Cox came here. Mr. Cox may be Presley Cox (d. 1783).
6422[Diary entry: 10 August 1772] (Washington Papers)
10. Great appearances of Rain all this day also with the Wind fresh from Southward—but none fell.
6423[Diary entry: 10 August 1772] (Washington Papers)
10. Dennis Curran, Cook Jack, Schomberg Arlington, Peter & London began to Work on my Mill Race, Scouring it out.
6424[Diary entry: 11 August 1772] (Washington Papers)
11. Went with those Gentlemn. a Fishing and Dined undr. the Bank at Colo. Fairfax’s near his White Ho[use]. Found Mrs. Cox here when we returnd. In 1758 George William Fairfax obtained the position of collector of the customs for the South Potomac River Naval District ( VA. EXEC. JLS. H. R. McIlwaine et al., eds. Executive Journals of the Council of Colonial Virginia . 6 vols. Richmond,...
6425[Diary entry: 11 August 1772] (Washington Papers)
11. Wind very high all day from the Southwest & for the most part clear.
6426[Diary entry: 11 August 1772] (Washington Papers)
11. Finished the third Cut in the Neck with Wheat 65½ Bushls.
6427[Diary entry: 12 August 1772] (Washington Papers)
12. After Breakfast the Gentlemen went away. Mrs. Cox continued, & I rid to my Ditchers at the Mill.
6428[Diary entry: 12 August 1772] (Washington Papers)
12. Cooler than the preceeding days. Wind Northerly and weather quite clear.
6429[Diary entry: 12 August 1772] (Washington Papers)
12. Also finished the Cut at Doeg Run about Jno. Gists Houses 53 Bushels.
6430[Diary entry: 13 August 1772] (Washington Papers)
13. Went into the Neck and run round and divided the New Plantn. I intend to make there into three fields.
6431[Diary entry: 13 August 1772] (Washington Papers)
13. Warmer than Yesterday but not hot. Wind Southerly & Weather clear.
6432[Diary entry: 14 August 1772] (Washington Papers)
14. Rid to the Ditchers at the Ferry and Mill. Mrs. Cox went away about 12 Oclock.
6433[Diary entry: 14 August 1772] (Washington Papers)
14. But little Wind and very Warm.
6434[Diary entry: 14 August 1772] (Washington Papers)
14. Sowed all the Ground at the Ferry on this side the Swamp 68½ Bushels put therein.
Letter not found: to Amos Strettell, 14 Aug. 1772. On 18 Aug. Strettell wrote to GW : “Your Favour of 14th Currt has enabled me to compleat your Insurance.”
6436[Diary entry: 15 August 1772] (Washington Papers)
15. At home all day alone.
6437[Diary entry: 15 August 1772] (Washington Papers)
15. Clear and Warm with the Wind fresh from the Southward.
6438[Diary entry: 16 August 1772] (Washington Papers)
16. At home this day also. In the afternoon Captn. Posey & his Daughter returnd.
6439[Diary entry: 16 August 1772] (Washington Papers)
16. Very warm—in the Evening great appearances of Rain but none fell here.
6440[Diary entry: 17 August 1772] (Washington Papers)
17. Went up to Alexandria to Court. Stayd all Night. Dind with Mr. Adam. The court met 17–21 Aug., and GW attended each day (Fairfax County Order Book for 1772–74, 89–118, Vi Microfilm).
6441[Diary entry: 17 August 1772] (Washington Papers)
17. Still very Warm—in the Afternoon a very fine Rain all around but very little here.
6442[Diary entry: 17 August 1772] (Washington Papers)
17. Finishd Sowing the large Cut with Wheat at Muddy hole, 70 Bushls. & began to Sow the Small Field adjoining.
6443[Diary entry: 18 August 1772] (Washington Papers)
18. In Town all day and Night. Din’d & Supd at Arrells.
6444[Diary entry: 18 August 1772] (Washington Papers)
18. Cloudy with little Showers about none here. Wind Westerly & not warm.
Harvest, Company, and one thing or another, equally unforeseen and unavoidable, has hitherto prevented Mrs Washington & myself from paying our respects to Mrs Boucher and you; but if nothing happens more than we at present know of, you may expect to see us the first Week in September, perhaps the middle of it—This I have mentiond, that, in case you should have any call out abt that time you...
6446[Diary entry: 19 August 1772] (Washington Papers)
19. Ditto. Ditto. Dined at Arrells. Suppd no where.
6447[Diary entry: 19 August 1772] (Washington Papers)
19. Wind Westerly with appearances of Clouds but no rain here.
6448[Diary entry: 19 August 1772] (Washington Papers)
19. Finishd that also and Sowd 14 Bushls. of Wheat in it. Finishd the third Cut with wheat at Doeg Run; to wit that next Marshalls Plantn. and Sowd 43 Bush. therein.
6449[Diary entry: 20 August 1772] (Washington Papers)
20. Still in Town. Dined at Arrells & went to the Ball in the Afternoon. On this day Robert Hanson Harrison and William Ellzey brought suit for GW against John and William Barry to force a division of the 193–acre tract on Dogue Creek, part of which GW had bought 18 Dec. 1770. GW excused himself from the bench while the case was being heard. The court ruled in his favor and ordered county...
6450[Diary entry: 20 August 1772] (Washington Papers)
20. Clear and pleasant with but little Wind and that Westerly.