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4911 Washington, George [Diary entry: 22 March 1772] 1772-03-22 22. Wind very fresh from the same & clear but cold.
4912 Washington, George [Diary entry: 10 October 1770] 1770-10-10 10. Bought two Horses & sent one of my Servants (Giles) home with those I rid up. Proceeded on...
4913 Washington, George [Diary entry: 16 January 1769] 1769-01-16 16. Began to open my New Road that is to cut the Bank down this side Hell hole.
4914 Washington, George [Diary entry: 20 August 1771] 1771-08-20 20. Con McCarty began to Work on the Chimney of the Millers Ho[use] in the Morning, and Bond abt....
4915 Washington, George [Diary entry: 2 April 1769] 1769-04-02 2. Clear, still, warm and very pleasant growing weather.
4916 Adams, John Adams’ Minutes of Crown Evidence: 27 November 1770 1770-11-27 James Dodge . . . seemed to come from close before them, i.e. I took it, the snow was flung on...
4917 Washington, George [Diary entry: 14 February 1775] 1775-02-14 14. Went a Fox hunting—found & killd a Fox. Robt. Phil, & George Alexander came home with us. Mr....
4918 Dinwiddie, Robert Washington, George To George Washington from Robert Dinwiddie, 16 November … 1756-11-16 Yr Letter of the 9th I recd with a Report of Yr Journey along our Frontiers—The abuses mention’d...
4919 Franklin, Benjamin Pownall, Thomas From Benjamin Franklin to [Thomas Pownall], [11–12 … 1765-02-11 Draft: American Philosophical Society I send you enclos’d the Paper you desire. You will judge of...
4920 Franklin, Benjamin Self-Denial Not the Essence of Virtue, 18 February 1735 1735-02-18 Printed in The Pennsylvania Gazette , February 18, 1734/5. To the Printer of the Gazette . That...
4921 Adams, John 1774 Aug. 23. Tuesday. 1774-08-23 We went upon the new Dutch Church Steeple and took a View of the City. You have a very fine View...
4922 Washington, George [Diary entry: 27 June 1762] 1762-06-27 27. Rankin covered by McCartys horse.
4923 Washington, George [Diary entry: 28 February 1771] 1771-02-28 28. Wind hard from the No. West, & growing very cold. Weather clear, & in the Evening Freezing,...
4924 Moore, Thomas Washington, George To George Washington from Thomas Moore, 24 October 1766 1766-10-24 Haveing from time to time begd your Indulgence in regard to the money I owe you and haveing as...
4925 Washington, George [Diary entry: 17 September 1769] 1769-09-17 17. At home all day. Mr. Harrison went away in the morning before breakfast. So did Mr....
4926 Galloway, Joseph Franklin, Benjamin To Benjamin Franklin from Joseph Galloway, 9 October … 1767-10-09 ALS : American Philosophical Society I wrote you a few Lines yesterday per Packet. Our Election...
4927 Franklin, Benjamin Collinson, Peter From Benjamin Franklin to Peter Collinson, 1752 1752-01-01 Printed in Benjamin Franklin, Experiments and Observations on Electricity (London, 1769), pp....
4928 Washington, George [Diary entry: 31 May 1765] 1765-05-31 31. Cut my Clover for Hay. The diary entries for the month of May are taken from a loose sheet in...
4929 Washington, George [Diary entry: 25 May 1771] 1771-05-25 25. Wind very fresh from the So. West all the forenoon. In the afternoon it was Easterly and...
4930 Winthrop, John Franklin, Benjamin To Benjamin Franklin from John Winthrop, 6 January 1768 1768-01-06 Printed from extract in Benjamin Franklin, Experiments and Observations on Electricity, Made at...
4931 Washington, George [Diary entry: 3–4 October 1766] 1766-10-03 3 & 4. Continued Sowing Wheat at Do.
4932 Washington, George [Diary entry: 14 December 1769] 1769-12-14 14. Dined at Mrs. Campbells & spent part of the Evening in drawing Colo. Moores Lottery. Richard...
4933 Parker, James Franklin, Benjamin To Benjamin Franklin from James Parker, 20 December … 1765-12-20 ALS : American Philosophical Society My last to you was the Beginning of November last, very...
4934 Franklin, Benjamin —— From Benjamin Franklin to ——, [1760?] 1760-01-01 Draft (fragment): Library of Congress This fragment in Franklin’s hand is written on what appears...
4935 Washington, George [Diary entry: 22 August 1771] 1771-08-22 22. Much warmer than the preceeding days but little Wind & clear.
4936 Adams, John 9 Monday. 1756-02-09 Fine Weather. Settled roads. Drank Tea and spent the Evening at Coll. Chandlers, very gaily, with...
4937 Washington, George [Diary entry: 12 April 1772] 1772-04-12 12. Dined in Dumfries and reachd home in the Afternoon where I found Mrs. Barnes, Miss Carlyle,...
4938 Washington, George [Diary entry: 1 October 1770] 1770-10-01 Octr. 1st. Wind Southwardly and warm with flying Clouds.
4939 Jones, Noble Wimberly Franklin, Benjamin To Benjamin Franklin from Noble Wimberly Jones, 9 … 1770-10-09 ALS : American Philosophical Society Your very kind favours I duly received and should have...
4940 Hunter, William Franklin, Benjamin To Benjamin Franklin from William Hunter, [30 November … 1757-11-30 ALS : American Philosophical Society If convenient, I should be oblig’d to you for three or four...
4941 Adams, John Adams’ Minutes of the Argument: Court of Vice … 1773-03-08 Claim and Demurrer—which admits all in the Claim. Mr. Otis. In Event, as important a Cause as...
4942 Washington, George Lewis, Warner From George Washington to Warner Lewis, 14 August 1755 1755-08-14 After returning the you my most sincere, and grateful thanks for your kind condolance on my late...
4943 Washington, George Peachey, William From George Washington to William Peachey, 11 September … 1755-09-11 You are hereby Ordered, as soon as you arrive in Town with your Recruits, to put yourself under...
4944 Franklin, Benjamin Notes for Books Borrowed from the Library Company of … 1775-01-01 AD : American Philosophical Society These two notes for borrowers from the Library Company...
4945 Maseres, Francis Franklin, Benjamin To Benjamin Franklin from Francis Maseres, [1772] 1772-01-01 AL : American Philosophical Society Mr: Maseres presents his compliments to Dr: Franklyn and...
4946 Washington, George [Diary entry: 31 August 1769] 1769-08-31 31. Clear and warm with but little Wind and that Southwardly.
4947 Washington, George [Diary entry: 3 February 1775] 1775-02-03 3. Calm, warm, & pleasant all day—being also clear.
4948 Adams, John 1774 Septr. 1. Thursday. 1774-09-01 This Day, We breakfasted at Mr. Mifflins, Mr. C. Thompson came in, and soon after Dr. Smith. The...
4949 Washington, George Memoranda, 25 June 1757 1757-06-25 The Govr. Inclose the Govr Doctr Ross Letter abt the Provision at Fort Cumbd & desire his...
4950 Washington, George [Diary entry: 24 December 1772] 1772-12-24 24. But little Wind, & that Easterly with Rain more or less all Day.
4951 Washington, George [Diary entry: 7 July 1762] 1762-07-07 7. Broached pipe of Wine.
4952 Jones, Gabriel Washington, George To George Washington from Gabriel Jones, 6 October 1757 1757-10-06 That, upon coming to Winchester, Capt. Stewart applied to, and informed me that warrants had been...
4953 Washington, George [Diary entry: 18 March 1771] 1771-03-18 18. Rid to Posey’s to lay of a fence before Breakfast & went to Court afterwards & stayd all...
4954 Washington, George [Diary entry: 7 September 1769] 1769-09-07 7. Raining more or less till abt. 5 Oclock in the afternoon when the Sun appeard.
4955 McNeill, John Washington, George To George Washington from John McNeill, 4 December 1755 1755-12-04 By Captn Hog’s orders I came down here for Money to pay for Provisions Contracted for. I now...
4956 Franklin, Benjamin Rush, Benjamin From Benjamin Franklin to Benjamin Rush, 22 July 1774 1774-07-22 ALS : Yale University Library; letterbook draft: American Philosophical Society I received your...
4957 Franklin, Benjamin Jackson, Richard From Benjamin Franklin to Richard Jackson, 11 October … 1764-10-11 ALS : American Philosophical Society I have now only time to cover the enclos’d, and acquaint you...
4958 Washington, George [Diary entry: 15 June 1771] 1771-06-15 15. Doctr. Craik went away after Breakfast. I rid as far as the Ferry with him afterwards was at...
4959 Washington, George [Diary entry: 4 December 1769] 1769-12-04 4. Lowering & Misty day. But little wind and that at No. Wt.
4960 Washington, George Stewart, Robert From George Washington to Robert Stewart, 13 August … 1763-08-13 By Captn Walter Stuart I am favoured with an oppertunity of acknowledging the receipt of your...