George Washington Papers

[Diary entry: 25 January 1785]

Tuesday 25th. Mercury at 46 in the Morning 38 at Noon—and [ ] at Night.

In the Morning early it rained a little, but the wind coming out from the No. West it soon cleared—blowing hard until night when it moderated & soon ceased.

A little before Dinner a Doctor Gilpin & a Mr. Scott—two West India Gentlemen came here introduced by a letter from Mr. Rob. Morris of Philadelphia and a little after them a Mr. Blaine all of whom stayed the Evening.

Day very cold—latter part.

A third member of Dr. Gilpin and Mr. Scott’s party, called Mr. Colby, “remained indisposed at Baltimore” (GW to Robert Morris, 1 Feb. 1785, DLC:GW). mr. blaine: may be Thomas Blane (Blaine) of Westmoreland County.

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