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7211[Diary entry: 11 March 1769] (Washington Papers)
11. Ground excessive hard froze & Morning very cold—wind being fresh from the No. Wt. but the Afternoon more moderate wind falling.
Upon a Review of my Books, there appears to be a Balle due from you, to me, on my own private Acct. of £34.6.9½. Please to examine how this matter stands on your Books, and if found right remit the money to Robt Cary Esqr. & Co. Merchants in London whose discharge will be good against Sir Yr most Hble Servt ALB , DLC:GW . After his marriage in 1759 and until 1766, GW continued the Custis...
7213[Diary entry: 14 October 1771] (Washington Papers)
14th. Clear in the forenoon with the Wind Southerly but Cloudy afterwards & Rain.
7214[Diary entry: 8 July 1774] (Washington Papers)
8. A little Cool in the forenoon. Wind at No. West. Warm in the middle of the day there being no Wind & cool again in the Afternoon the Wind blowing pretty fresh from the Eastward.
I sent an Express to Fort Cumberland on Tuesday last, who is just returned with the enclosed Letters; which I send, to prevent the trouble of extracting a part. In my letter to Colonel Stephen, I did, among other things, inform him of the accusations laid to his charge; and that he must expect to have the matter enquired into: your Honor will see what he says upon the subject. Desolation and...
7216[Diary entry: 5 November 1774] (Washington Papers)
5. Very pleasant with but little [wind].
7217[Diary entry: 31 July 1771] (Washington Papers)
31. Just such a day as yesterday.
7218[Diary entry: 17 February 1768] (Washington Papers)
17. Very white Frost; Morning clear, & Still. Afternoon muddy with the Wind at So.
7219Orderly Book, 26 September 1758 (Washington Papers)
Camp at Reas Town Tuesday Septr 26th 1758 G. O. Parole Dunachadee Field Officer for to Morrow Majr Campbell. Adjt for to morrow 1st V. Regt. Detail for Guards C. S. S. C. P. H. 1 1 28 1 Vs. 1 12 2 [Vs.] 2
7220Orders, 9–10 July 1756 (Washington Papers)
Morning Orders. Fort Cumberland [Md.] Friday, July 9th 1756. One Captain, two Subalterns, three Sergeants, and fifty rank and file—to parade immediately to scour well the woods around the Fort —The Captain to wait upon Colonel Washington for his Orders. The Troops are to be mustered by the Muster master at Gunfiring to-morrow morning. Colonel Washington orders Lieutenant-Colonel Stephen, and...
7221[Diary entry: 14 May 1768] (Washington Papers)
14. Went to my Plantation in King William by Water, & dragd for Sturgeon & catchd one. my plantation in king william : Claiborne’s (see entry for 24 April 1760 ).
7222[Diary entry: 25 March 1774] (Washington Papers)
25. At home all day. Doctr. Rumney went away after Dinner.
7223[Diary entry: 17 July 1768] (Washington Papers)
17. Dischargd three Cradlers keepg. only Jonathan Palmer & Eliab Roberts. The three discharged cradlers, each of whom was paid 5s. per day, were David Kinsey, paid for 2 days of work; William Black, for 1¾ days; and Robert Langley, for 6 days ( General Ledger A General Ledger A, 1750–1772. Library of Congress, George Washington Papers, Series 5, Financial Papers. , folio 274).
7224[October 1761] (Washington Papers)
Octr. 15th. Sowed a Bushel of Ray grass seed, a gallon of clean Timothy Seed, and abt. half a Bushel in Chaff of Ditto on my Meadow at Dogue Run quarter. Note this ground at the time of Sowing was very moist—but no Rain fell upon it afterwards Untill the 22d. of the Month, when it raind hard for two days. This Seed was also harrowd in with Bushes. Clean Timothy seed supposd not to be good....
7225[Diary entry: 22 July 1774] (Washington Papers)
22. Mr. Magowan went away. I continued at home all day.
7226[Diary entry: 7 August 1771] (Washington Papers)
7. Rid by the Ferry Plantation to the Mill—from thence to Doeg Run & so home by Muddy hole.
7227[Diary entry: 2 March 1769] (Washington Papers)
Mar. 2. Began to List Corn Ground at the Mill.
7228Cash Accounts, March 1772 (Washington Papers)
Cash Mar.  4— To Cards £ 0. 5. 0 6— To Cash recd from Richd Croshe Graves for 2139 lbs. of Porke sold Colo. Ruffin from King Wm Quartr 32. 1. 9 10— To Ditto recd from Do on acct of Porke Sold to Sundries from Mr Custis’s Plantations pr my Credits in his Acct 118. 3.10 To Ditto receivd of Mr James Hill on acct of Rents due Mr Custis 21. 0. 0 25— To Ditto Recd from James Biggs pr Colo....
Letter not found: to Robert Stewart, 20 Feb. 1760. On 8 Mar. Stewart wrote to GW : “. . . your’s of the 20th Ulto which I yesterday had the infinite pleasure of receiving.”
7230[Diary entry: 4 November 1771] (Washington Papers)
4. Dined with the Council and went to the play afterwards. Governor Dunmore today presented GW’s petition to the council. The councillors promptly decided to continue the limit of 20 surveys but postponed further action on the petition until 6 Nov. ( VA. EXEC. JLS. H. R. McIlwaine et al., eds. Executive Journals of the Council of Colonial Virginia . 6 vols. Richmond, 1925–66. , 6:438–39).
7231[Diary entry: 29 September 1768] (Washington Papers)
29. Misty all day, with the Very little Wind from the Northward & warm.
By my Friend Mr Fairfax I take the oppertunity of acknowledging the Receipts of your several favours that have come to hand since mine of the 30th of November last, and observe in one of them of the 14 Feby by Crawford that you refer to another by the same Ship, but this has never yet appeard. Inclosd you are presented with the Memm for receiving the Interest of the Bank-Stock signd as...
7233[Diary entry: 28 December 1768] (Washington Papers)
28. At home all day alone.
Your favour of the 18th of August, never came to my hands till about the middle of this month. In answer to it, I shall beg leave to observe that, the Township contain’d in the Plat you sent me, includes more Land than I shou’d choose, or that would be convenient for me to purchase; and I suppose by your laying the Grant off in that manner, and offering me a Lott, instead of 15,000 acres which...
7235[Diary entry: 28 May 1773] (Washington Papers)
28. Dined with Mr. James Dillancey & went to the Play & Hulls Tavern in the Evening. mr. james dillancey : James De Lancey (1732–1800), eldest son of Lt. Gov. James De Lancey (1703–1760) of New York, was a merchant and landowner. He was also the owner of New York’s largest racing stable, and GW had met him 17 May at the meeting of the Philadelphia Jockey Club, of which De Lancey was a member (...
7236[Diary entry: 3 May 1768] (Washington Papers)
3. Warm, wind getting Southwardly and Cloudy.
7237[Diary entry: 15 March 1774] (Washington Papers)
15. Pretty cool in the Morning but moderate & pleasant afterwards.
7238[Diary entry: 1 August 1768] (Washington Papers)
Aug. 1st. Went to Belvoir & dined. Returnd in the Afternoon.
7239[Diary entry: 12 July 1774] (Washington Papers)
12. Wind Northerly in the forenoon and rather Cool but warmer afterwards & clear all day.
7240[Diary entry: 21 February 1768] (Washington Papers)
21. Quite warm—still—and tolerably clear.