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8741[Diary entry: 16 April 1775] (Washington Papers)
16. At home all day. Genl. Lee Mr. Harry Lee Junr. Mr. Geo. Mason, Mr. Thompson, & Mr. McDonald came to Dinner. The three last went away afterwards. Colo. Mason came in the Afternn. Charles Lee was returning north from Williamsburg to be present in Philadelphia when the Second Continental Congress convened there in May. Henry Lee (1756–1818), later known as Light Horse Harry Lee for his...
8742[Diary entry: 16 April 1775] (Washington Papers)
16. Warm & towards the Evening lowering. Wind very fresh from the So. West.
8743[Diary entry: 17 April 1775] (Washington Papers)
17. Colo. Mason & myself went up to Alexa. to a Committee & to a New choice of Delegates. I returnd at Night. This meeting was called in Alexandria for election of delegates to the Virginia Convention from Fairfax County. GW and Charles Broadwater were again elected. By early May GW and the other Virginia delegates to the Second Continental Congress, all of whom were also Virginia Convention...
8744[Diary entry: 17 April 1775] (Washington Papers)
17. Wind very fresh from the Southwest with Rain in the Night.
8745[Diary entry: 18 April 1775] (Washington Papers)
18. Walkd with Genl. Lee to Mr. Adams’s Fishing Landg. Mrs. Blackburn & Mrs. Brown Dined & stayd all Night here. Mrs. Thomas Blackburn, of Rippon Lodge, and Mrs. William Brown, of Alexandria, were sisters.
8746[Diary entry: 18 April 1775] (Washington Papers)
18. A little Rain in the Morning but clear, & the wind hard, & cold from the Westward afterwards.