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11[Diary entry: 22 April 1775] (Washington Papers)
22. I rid with my Brother to Alexa. & returnd to Dinner.
12[Diary entry: 22 April 1775] (Washington Papers)
22. Not much Wind in the forenoon but pretty fresh afterwards from the Southward and very warm.
13[Diary entry: 23 April 1775] (Washington Papers)
23. At home all day. In the afternoon Mr. Leitch & his Wife & Mr. Robt. Adam came.
14[Diary entry: 23 April 1775] (Washington Papers)
23. Wind Southerly and very warm all day.
FORTY DOLLARS REWARD. RUN away from the subscriber, on the 19th instant, at night, two servant men, viz. T homas S pears , a joiner, born in Bristol , about 20 years of age, five feet six and a half inches high, slender made, has light gray or bluish eyes, a little pock marked, freckled, sandy coloured hair cut pretty short, his voice is coarse and somewhat drauling; he took with him a coat,...
16[Diary entry: 24 April 1775] (Washington Papers)
24. My Brother John, Mr. Adam & Mr. Leitch & his Wife went away. I continued at home. Andrew Leitch married Margaretta Augustina Brice Leitch (1755-1781) in 1772.
17[Diary entry: 24 April 1775] (Washington Papers)
24. Wind, what little there was of it, Easterly but warm notwithstanding.
18[Diary entry: 25 April 1775] (Washington Papers)
25. At home all day. A Mr. Johnson—a Muster Master dind here & went away afterwds. Thos. Davis came Express & returnd. William Johnson was sent by the Fairfax County Independent Company to consult GW on its new uniform. The members wrote GW to ask if they could “take the fashion of the Hunting shirt Cap and Gaiters from you,” and inquired “whether you Intend to send yours up that we may get...
19[Diary entry: 25 April 1775] (Washington Papers)
25. Wind fresh from the Westward all day & rather hard from thence in the Morng.
20[Diary entry: 26 April 1775] (Washington Papers)
26. Went up to Alexa. to meet the Indt. Company. Mr. Hepburn came home with me & Mr. Loyd I found there. William Hepburn, of Alexandria, owned a ropewalk from which GW had bought rope for refitting his brig Farmer ( HEADS OF FAMILIES, VA Heads of Families at the First Census of the United States Taken in the Year 1790: Virginia; Records of the State Enumerations, 1782 to 1785 . 1908. Reprint....