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[Diary entry: 21 January 1786]

Saturday 21st. Thermometer at 26 in the Morning—[ ] at Noon and 34 at Night.

Cloudy and hazy till betwn. eleven & 12 oclock when the Suns feeble efforts to shine were overcome. About one oclock a heavy mist came on. About two it grew very dark—thundered and rained—after whch. it continued misling till bed time.

Rid to my Plantations at Muddy hole and Dogue run—from thence to the Mill. Upon my return found Mr. Jno. Dandridge here.

mr. jno. DANDRIDGE description begins Danske Dandridge. Historic Shepherdstown. Charlottesville, Va., 1910. description ends : either John Dandridge (d. 1799), son of Mrs. Washington’s brother Bartholomew, or John Dandridge (b. 1756), son of Nathaniel West Dandridge and grandson of Mrs. Washington’s paternal uncle, William Dandridge of Elsing Green.

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