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2311[Diary entry: 22 October 1773] (Washington Papers)
22. Cloudy, lowering Morning & very warm all day but no Rain.
ALS : American Philosophical Society Mr. John Coxe, the Son of Mr. William Coxe my Friend and Neighbour, comes to England with Intent to finish his Study of the Law at one of the Temples. His good Character and close Application to the Business of his intended Profession, added to an Opinion I have entertained of his Abilities, induces me to recommend him to your Notice and Advice. Any Favors...
2313[Diary entry: 21 October 1773] (Washington Papers)
21. Rid to my Plantation at the little Falls. Dind & Supd at Colo. Lewis’s.
2314[Diary entry: 21 October 1773] (Washington Papers)
21. Lowering for most part of the day with a little Rain in the Evening.
My brother & myself had proposed paying our respects to you at Mount Vernon, but were prevented, by being informed, that on the day we proposed seeing you, it was probable you would be set off for Williamsburg. And again, yesterday I failed to meet with you in Fredericksburg, whither I went for that purpose. You have inclosed your brothers will, with the Attorneys opinion on the back of it—By...
Your favour of this date, is this instant put into my hands (at Weedons & almost dark) the mode you propose of determining the claim, upon Colo. George Lees Estate, will be perfectly agreeable to me; but as my Brothers are as much concernd in the matter as I am, I would choose to have there concurrance before I did any thing final & should be obligd to you to for mentioning of this matter to...
2317[Diary entry: 20 October 1773] (Washington Papers)
20. Dined at Acquia & lodged at Colo. Lewis’s in Fred[ericksburg]g.
2318[Diary entry: 20 October 1773] (Washington Papers)
20. Clear with but little Wind, & that getting Southerly again.
2319[Diary entry: 19 October 1773] (Washington Papers)
19. Mr. Willis & my Brother set of home—as Mrs. Washington Mr. Custis & myself did for Wmsburg.—dining at Colchester & lodging at Colo. Blackburns.
2320[Diary entry: 19 October 1773] (Washington Papers)
19. Wind fresh from the Westward all the forepart of the day & somewhat Cooler.