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6451[Diary entry: 20 August 1772] (Washington Papers)
20. Finishd my fourth & last Cut in the Neck 74½ Bushels which makes the whole amount sowed there upon 210 Acres, 271 Bushls.
6452[Diary entry: 21 August 1772] (Washington Papers)
21. Dined at Arrells again & returnd home after Dinr.
6453[Diary entry: 21 August 1772] (Washington Papers)
21. Clear and pleasant again with but little Wind.
6454[Diary entry: 22 August 1772] (Washington Papers)
22. Rid to the Plantations at the Ferry, Mill, Doeg Run, & Muddy hole—also to the Mill & Ditchers there.
6455[Diary entry: 22 August 1772] (Washington Papers)
22d. Quite clear with very little Wind & something Warmer than the preceeding days.
6456[Diary entry: 23 August 1772] (Washington Papers)
23. At home all day alone.
6457[Diary entry: 23 August 1772] (Washington Papers)
23. Clear with the Wind Southerly & rather Warm.
6458[Diary entry: 24 August 1772] (Washington Papers)
24. Went a Hunting, and into the Neck, but found nothing; came home by 12 Oclock.
6459[Diary entry: 24 August 1772] (Washington Papers)
24. Cloudy a little and something Cooler.
6460[Diary entry: 25 August 1772] (Washington Papers)
25. At home all day a writing.
6461[Diary entry: 25 August 1772] (Washington Papers)
25. Cloudy with fine Rain till towards 2 Oclock—then close & constant for an hour or two which wet the Ground thoroughly.
6462[Diary entry: 26 August 1772] (Washington Papers)
26. At home this day also.
6463[Diary entry: 26 August 1772] (Washington Papers)
26. Clear with but little [wind] & warm.
6464[Diary entry: 27 August 1772] (Washington Papers)
27. Went with Mrs. Washington and Miss Custis to Mr. William Digges’s and Dind there—only Betcy & Jenny Digges at home. Returnd in the Afternoon. jenny digges : Jane Digges (c.1754–1826) was apparently the youngest of William and Ann Digges’s many children ( BOWIE Effie Gwynn Bowie. Across the Years in Prince George’s County: A Genealogical and Biographical History of Some Prince George’s...
6465[Diary entry: 27 August 1772] (Washington Papers)
27. Wind fresh all the Forenoon from the Southward. In the afternoon frequent Showers of Rain—some of them pretty heavy.
6466[Diary entry: 28 August 1772] (Washington Papers)
28. Surveyd Mr. John West’s Land in my Neck at his request.
6467[Diary entry: 28 August 1772] (Washington Papers)
28. Clear and pleasant in the forenoon being neither warm nor Cool. In the afternoon Clouds but no Rain.
6468[Diary entry: 29 August 1772] (Washington Papers)
29. Rid to Muddy hole, Dogue Run and to the Ditchers at the Mill.
6469[Diary entry: 29 August 1772] (Washington Papers)
29. Very little Wind and pretty warm in the forenoon.
6470[Diary entry: 29 August 1772] (Washington Papers)
29. Finishd sowing the 4th. & last Cut with Wheat at Doeg Run Qr. 50 Bushls. which makes in all Sowed thereupon abt. 150 Acres 189 Bushels.
6471[Diary entry: 30 August 1772] (Washington Papers)
30. At home all day. Mr. Willm. Digges Dined here.
6472[Diary entry: 30 August 1772] (Washington Papers)
30. Clear, and pleasant the Wind at East but not fresh.
6473[Diary entry: 31 August 1772] (Washington Papers)
31. At home all day alone. In the Evening Mr. Custis came.
6474[Diary entry: 31 August 1772] (Washington Papers)
31. Wind at So. & pretty fresh Weather clear.
6475[September 1772] (Washington Papers)
Septr. 1st. Rid to the Ferry & from thence to the Mill. In the Afternoon Doctr. Rumney came & lodgd all Night. 2. Rid to the Ditchers at the Mill the Doctr. going away after Breakfast. 3. Rid to the Ditchers again. 4. Set out with Mrs. Washington & Miss Custis (attended by Mr. Custis) on a Visit to Mr. Boucher &ca. Breakfasted at Mr. Wm. Digges’s (the Horses & carriage being got over the day...
Septr. 1st. Wind at No. Et. & Weather Cloudy but no Rain fell. 2. Clear, & Wind fresh from the No. West. Warm notwithstanding. 3. Clear & Warm, wind in the same place as yesterday. 4. Very Sultry Morning with great appearances of Rain which fell in the Afternoon for abt. an . 5. The Air somewhat Coold, the Wind getting Northwardly. 6. Cool & pleasant—Wind still Northwardly. 7. Warmer a good...
6477Cash Accounts, September 1772 (Washington Papers)
Cash Septr  5— To Cash Won at Cards £ 1.15.0 29— To Ditto of Edward Wathing for 1 Barl Corn 0.16.0 To Ditto of Ditto on Smiths Acct 0. 3.0 Contra 4— By Cash to Mr Custis 4.16.0 By Servants 1. 3.0 7— By Cash pd Colo. [William] Fitzhugh, by Govr [Robert] Eden for a Whale-Boat £19.15. Maryd Cy eql to 15.16.0 By Mr [Jonathan] Bouchers Servants 0.18.0
6478Remarks & Occurs. in Septr. [1772] (Washington Papers)
Septr. 1st. Finish’d Ditching at the Ferry Plantation—200 Rod in the whole. 2. Finishd Sowing Wheat at Muddy hole Plantation 123½ Bushls. in the whole. Finishd Sowing Wheat at the Ferry Plantation also 84 Bushls. on the other side the Swamp next Mrs. French’s making in all 152½ Bushl. Sowed there. 3. Sent Adam & Jupiter from Muddy hole to work on the Mill Race. Also Bath & Robin from Dogue Run...
6479[Diary entry: 1 September 1772] (Washington Papers)
Septr. 1st. Rid to the Ferry & from thence to the Mill. In the Afternoon Doctr. Rumney came & lodgd all Night.
6480[Diary entry: 1 September 1772] (Washington Papers)
Septr. 1st. Wind at No. Et. & Weather Cloudy but no Rain fell.
6481[Diary entry: 1 September 1772] (Washington Papers)
Septr. 1st. Finish’d Ditching at the Ferry Plantation—200 Rod in the whole.
6482[Diary entry: 2 September 1772] (Washington Papers)
2. Rid to the Ditchers at the Mill the Doctr. going away after Breakfast.
6483[Diary entry: 2 September 1772] (Washington Papers)
2. Clear, & Wind fresh from the No. West. Warm notwithstanding.
6484[Diary entry: 2 September 1772] (Washington Papers)
2. Finishd Sowing Wheat at Muddy hole Plantation 123½ Bushls. in the whole. Finishd Sowing Wheat at the Ferry Plantation also 84 Bushls. on the other side the Swamp next Mrs. French’s making in all 152½ Bushl. Sowed there.
6485[Diary entry: 3 September 1772] (Washington Papers)
3. Rid to the Ditchers again.
6486[Diary entry: 3 September 1772] (Washington Papers)
3. Clear & Warm, wind in the same place as yesterday.
6487[Diary entry: 3 September 1772] (Washington Papers)
3. Sent Adam & Jupiter from Muddy hole to work on the Mill Race. Also Bath & Robin from Dogue Run there.
6488[Diary entry: 4 September 1772] (Washington Papers)
4. Set out with Mrs. Washington & Miss Custis (attended by Mr. Custis) on a Visit to Mr. Boucher &ca. Breakfasted at Mr. Wm. Digges’s (the Horses & carriage being got over the day before) and dined at Mr. Bouchers with Govr. Eden and Mr. Calvert & his two Daughters. In June, Jonathan Boucher had married Eleanor Addison (1739–1784) of Oxon Hill, niece of his benefactor Rev. Henry Addison. The...
6489[Diary entry: 4 September 1772] (Washington Papers)
4. Very Sultry Morning with great appearances of Rain which fell in the Afternoon for abt. an .
6490[Diary entry: 4 September 1772] (Washington Papers)
4. Began to Sow Wheat at the Home House.
6491[Diary entry: 5 September 1772] (Washington Papers)
5. Dined at the same place & in the said Company. Mr. Calvert & Daughters went away in the Afternoon.
6492[Diary entry: 5 September 1772] (Washington Papers)
5. The Air somewhat Coold, the Wind getting Northwardly.
6493[Diary entry: 6 September 1772] (Washington Papers)
6. Went to Church with Govr. Eden in his Phaeton. St. Barnabas Church, located several miles southeast of Mount Lubentia, was the parish church for Jonathan Boucher’s parish of Queen Anne.
6494[Diary entry: 6 September 1772] (Washington Papers)
6. Cool & pleasant—Wind still Northwardly.
6495[Diary entry: 7 September 1772] (Washington Papers)
7. Dined at Mr. Calverts (going with the Govr. in his Phaeton & calling at Mr. Sprigs). Mr. Igns. Digges & Family dind here also—we lodgd—they retd. Osborne Sprigg, Jr., son of Osborne Sprigg (1707–1750) and Rachel Belt Sprigg, lived less than two miles northwest of Boucher’s house in Prince George’s County.
6496[Diary entry: 7 September 1772] (Washington Papers)
7. Warmer a good deal but pleasant. Weather clear.
6497[Diary entry: 8 September 1772] (Washington Papers)
8. At Mr. Calverts all day and Night. The Govr. returnd to Annapolis this Morning.
6498[Diary entry: 8 September 1772] (Washington Papers)
8. Rather Warmer than yesterday, but clear with the Wind Southerly.
6499[Diary entry: 9 September 1772] (Washington Papers)
9. Mr. Boucher who came to this place with us returnd home early this Morning. We dined at Mr. Igns. Digges with a good deal of Compa. among whom Mr. Calverts D[aughte]rs he himself going to Annapolis.
6500[Diary entry: 9 September 1772] (Washington Papers)
9. Very Warm and Sultry all day and Night.