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9521[June 1774] (Washington Papers)
June 1st. Went to Church & fasted all day. This service was pursuant to the resolution passed on 24 May for a day of fasting, humiliation, and prayer to symbolize Virginia’s solidarity with the people of Boston, and many of the Virginia parishes joined in the observance. In this service at Bruton Parish Church, Rev. Thomas Price, chaplain of the House of Burgesses, preached on the destruction...
9522Cash Accounts, 1761 (Washington Papers)
Cash For 1761 To Cash received of severals for Sundrys viz. Smiths work of Sundrys £ 7.15. 4 1/2 Bonds &ca Interest of Apl 18 P[hilip] W[hitehead] Claiborne 14. 0. 0 Do Wm Dandridge 22. 0. 0 Do Mrs [Joanna] McKenzie 10.16. 0 Do Colo. Ber[nard] Moore 210. 0. 0 Novr 27 Francis Foster
I arrived here last night, and observe your several letters concerning your present situation; and must acknowledge I have the greatest apprehensions of your danger: but as I have frequently expressed them to the Governor, and he has returned me no satisfactory answer—and know the determination of the Assembly & Committee is against improving that Fort: I can not give any orders as to your...
9524[Diary entry: 5 September 1773] (Washington Papers)
5. Went up with him and Miss Nelly Calvert to Alexa. Church. Returnd to Dinner.
Your obliging favour of the 11th instant I received this morning. It will seem odd to send you three letters under one cover; and those so widely differring in their dates: But the truth only shall account for it. Mr Atkin has told me day after day, since the date of my first, that his Express wou’d go off the next morning, as he wou’d the preceding evening be able to finish his dispatches to...
You will be surprizd perhaps at the frequency of my Letters—I wish I had less cause to be troublesome to you—but having receivd Information of late, that my Affairs in the hands of Mr D: J: Adams are in a very desperate way, & vigorous measures necessary to be pursued, I send you a Copy of the power of Attorney which I forwarded on the 12th Inst. to Norfolk (in order to get the Seal of the...
9527[Diary entry: 27 September 1770] (Washington Papers)
27. Also clear and cool wind still Northwardly.
9528[Diary entry: 24 November 1770] (Washington Papers)
24. First Raining, then Snowing all day.
9529[Diary entry: 29 January 1775] (Washington Papers)
29. At home all day. Ditto. Mr. & Mrs. Custis went to Pohick Church & from thence to Colo. Masons.
9530[Diary entry: 22 April 1773] (Washington Papers)
22. Clear and warm, Wind in the same place and but little of it.