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47881[Diary entry: 5 August 1772] (Washington Papers)
5. Warmer, Wind getting Southerly.
47882[Diary entry: 4 August 1772] (Washington Papers)
4. Rid to the Ferry Plantation and returnd from thence.
47883[Diary entry: 4 August 1772] (Washington Papers)
4. Still Cool with the Wind Easterly.
47884[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.
Letter not found: from Matthew Campbell, 4 Aug. 1772. On 7 Aug. GW wrote Campbell : “In reply to your Letter of the 4th.”
By yesterdays post I recd a Letter from our mutual good Friend Coll Fielding Lewis—ordering £600 Pensilva. Currency Insurance For your acct on 273 Barls Supfine Burr Flour shippd on board the Brigt. Fairfax Samuel Brodie M[aste]r, but as I am not advisd where she is bound, nor cannot by any means discover, as the Ship Entrys are not printed in the late Virginia papers, I am obligd to wait his...
47887[Diary entry: 3 August 1772] (Washington Papers)
3. At home all day alone.
47888[Diary entry: 3 August 1772] (Washington Papers)
3. Cool yet—Wind Eastwardly & Weather Clear.
47889[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.
I am about setting off for the Springs, & as I have very little time to spare, having been busy at my Meadow to day & been at the Mill & Great Falls, & having some other Letters to write this Evening, I hope you’l excuse the conciseness of this. As to the most material Business of Mrs Savages I have received a Letter also from Mr Bomford. On the Receipt of your Favor at Alexandria I went to Mr...
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.”
47892[Diary entry: 2 August 1772] (Washington Papers)
2. Went to Pohick Church and Dined with Mrs. Washington & Patcy Custis at Captn. McCartys. Came home in the Afternn.
47893[Diary entry: 2 August 1772] (Washington Papers)
2. Clear & pleasant, but rather Cool. Wind hanging still to the Westward.
47894[Diary entry: 1 August 1772] (Washington Papers)
Augt. 1. Rid to the Ferry Plantn., Mill, Doeg Run, and Muddy hole.
47895[Diary entry: 1 August 1772] (Washington Papers)
Augt. 1. Cool—wind still Westerly.
47896[July 1772] (Washington Papers)
July 1st. At home all day with Mr. Byrd. 2. Mr. Byrd went over to Belvoir. I continued at home all day. 3. Rid to the Ferry Plantation Muddy hole & Doeg Run. 4. After Dinner Rid to Muddy hole to my Harvest People. 5. At home all day alone. 6. In the Afternoon Rid to my Mill where Messrs. Wm. Shaw and Adam Lynn had been Inspecting my Flour. William Shaw (died c.1774), an Alexandria cooper, had...
47897Acct. of the Weather in July [1772] (Washington Papers)
July 1st. Lowering kind of a forenoon but clear afterwards with the Wind Southerly. 2. Wind tolerably fresh from the Southwest in the forenoon, and very Sultry. In the Afternoon a pleasant Shower, but not much of it. 3. Very hot and Sultry with the Wind Southerly. 4. Very hot with a little Wind from the Southward. In the Afternoon a little, & but a little Rain. 5. Again very hot—Wind in the...
47898Cash Accounts, July 1772 (Washington Papers)
Cash July  1— To Ditto [cash] Recd from Lund Washington for Corn £42. 9.4 10— To Ditto recd from Mr Jas Tilghman for 30 Barrells of Shad at 4½ dollars each 40.10.0 23— To Cash for a Barrel of Corn of Captn [Samuel] Brodie 0.16.0 27— To ditto from Colo. [Fielding] Lewis for ½ ps. of Chintz of Messrs Robt Adam & Co. 2.16.0 30— To Ditto of Alexr Cleveland Balle of old Acct 1. 3.5 31— To Ditto...
47899Remarks & Occurs. in July [1772] (Washington Papers)
July 3d. Began my Wheat Harvest at Muddy hole & Doeg Run in the following Manner. Viz.—At Doeg Run with the two Davy’s & two Sons of Brummit as Cradlers, & the Wheat being rather green no regular assortment of Cradlers was allotted to them as yet. At Muddy hole, Palmer (who did not work himself, but only acted as an Instructer) and Six of the youngest Cradlers began. Brummit may be William...
47900[Diary entry: 31 July 1772] (Washington Papers)
31. At home all day. Mr. Hy. Peake dined here. Mrs. Cox went away after Dinner.
47901[Diary entry: 31 July 1772] (Washington Papers)
31. Cool, Wind blewing fresh from the Northwest which dryed the Ground fast.
47902[Diary entry: 31 July 1772] (Washington Papers)
31. Began to Sow Wheat at the Mill.
47903[Diary entry: 30 July 1772] (Washington Papers)
30. Rid into the Neck.
47904[Diary entry: 30 July 1772] (Washington Papers)
30. Very Warm, notwithstanding the Wind blew fresh from the So. West. In the Afternoon a moderate Rain for upwards of two hours.
47905[Diary entry: 30 July 1772] (Washington Papers)
30. Finished Sowing one Cut in the Neck—that is the uppermost but one on the Creek 67 [bushels].
The death of Mr Horracks has I dare venture to say, opened a door to numberless applications to your Lordship, among which the Revd Mr Scott of Prince William County, desires to be introduced as a Candidate for the Office of Commissary. However odd it may seem in me, who has but barely the honour of being known to your Lordship, to appear in behalf of another, I cannot help adding that, Mr...
47907[Diary entry: 29 July 1772] (Washington Papers)
29. Rid to the Mill Plantation the Mill, and Doeg Run—also to the Meadow at the Mill. Mrs. Cox came here. Captn. Posey & Daughter went over to Mary[lan]d. Mrs. Cox may be Elizabeth Cox (d. 1792), wife of Presley Cox of Fairfax County. She was at Mount Vernon “making and altering Gowns for Mrs. Washington [and] Miss Custis” ( General Ledger B General Ledger B, 1772–1793. Library of Congress,...
47908[Diary entry: 29 July 1772] (Washington Papers)
29. Clear, & very Warm, Wind Southerly but very little of it.
47909[Diary entry: 28 July 1772] (Washington Papers)
28. Colo. Lewis & Son, and Mr. Whiting went away after Breakfast. So did J. P. Custis to Mr. Boucher’s.
47910[Diary entry: 28 July 1772] (Washington Papers)
28. Clear, Calm, and exceeding Hot.