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I have Receved your Letter of the 6th Instant Together with the Memorandom and three heads of the Egyption wheat you Mention; This I have planted as you directed—and as to the directions contained In the memorandom I will pay all the attention to them In my power, during my Stay on your Estate, and will Likewise point out to Mr Anderson your Ideas of the different things which you Spoke to me...
I Recevd your letter of the 3rd Instant with Mr Howel Lewiss Draught on Mr Ross which he acknoledgs to pay within the time limmited. I have paid Mr Dulany for Mrs French & Taken his Rece[i]p[t] as you directed me. Mr Stewarts Daughter at River farm is Dead—she died Last thirsday night & that is the Reason he gave in no Report for last week. The new barn is not yet done, but Green Sais that...
I Received your letter of the 25th of May the Cause of your drilled wheat and I[n]deed the whole Crop being so bad—Must have been from the long Drought last fall which prevented a Great Deal from Coming up and I beleive what did Come up did not Git soficient Strength to stand the winters frost—and what did live through the winter was Very much Injured this spring by the long dry spell we...
I Recved your Letter of the 29th of November with the Invoise of the goods which ware sent here and It agrees with the one I sent with the Last Reports. we have got our ploughing prety well forward: at Muddy hole the field No. 4 Is done at Dogue Run the field No. 1 Is Nearly done and the field No. 3 at Union farm the part that was In oats Last year Is ploughed—and at River farm a good deal of...
I have Receved your letter of the 13th Instant. Cyrus Is still In a bad state of health and I fear it will be some time before he will fully recover—when he does I will do Every thing I can to Incorage him to persevere In doing well so as to fit him for your purpose. the hogs are killed and Every person has Receved thare share and thare Is 60 Very Cleaver hogs salted a way for your own use—the...
I Receved your letter of the 8th Int. Mrs Stiles sent 2 shirts among the other things belonging to Austin which was omited In the list of the things sent to you. The weather still keeps Very unfavourable for the wheat and it appears to be hurt more with in the two last weeks than In all the Rest of the winter besides—we have had some small falls of snow but not to lie any Time on the ground—in...
I have Recived your Letter of the 14th Instant. With Respect to Mr Alexander Smith I have Taken up his note of 6439 Dollars which was Lodged In the Bank of Alexandria & have Taken 2 others one payable on the 24th day of December—for 1600 Dollars—the other for 4839 Dol lars payable the first day of March those notes are now Inclosed by Danniel Duglass & Jes s e Simes they are both c onsi dered...
1797 January 20th Dr. Mansion house for the work of 8 hands Amt ⅌ Week 48 days Cr. By hauling Hay & Straw for Horses & Cattle 4 " Hauling Timber for the Carpenters 2 " going to Mill 2 days & Hauling Wood to burn Shells 1 d. 3 " Hauling Wood 8 days cuting of Wood 12 days 20 " Hauling Salt from Alexria 1 " Heaping of Manure 18 " Picking potatoes of frost bitt ones
1797 Feby 25 Dr. Mansion house for the work of 8 hands ⅌ Week 48 Cr. By Waggon hauling Stocks at Dogue run 2 " do hauling Posts & Rails 3 " do hauling Hay to Mansion house 1 " 3 horse Cart hauling Posts & Rails 2 " do hauling Manure to Garden 3 " do hauling Meal & Bran from Mill 1
A Meteorological Account of the Weather Kept at Mt Vernon Novr 13 In the Mor n g 49 S Cloudy 54 SW Clear 52 SW Clear 14th 48 SW Cloudy 53 SW Clear 51 SW Clear 15th 48
April 10th In the Morng 50 NE Clear 55 NE Clear 54 N Clear 11th 50 NE Cloudy 60 NE Clear 57 NE Clear 12th 54 SW Clear 62
I Receved your letter of the 15th Inst. Since I wrote to you Respecting Mr Washingtons Intention to Survey his Land that a Joins yous, I have Receved a note from him Informing me that he shall Git an order at March Court for surveying it—and he wishes to Mark and set bounds—I would have attended to this Business before but I never Can find a day to spare from the business here. the oats will...
A Meteorological Account of the weather kept at Mt Vernon October 16 In the Morning 65 W. Raining 69 SW Clear 67 NW Clear 17th 63 NW Clear 67 NW Clear 64 N Clear 18th 55 NW Clear 67
I Receved your Letter of the 26 Janry and a bank note of 100 dollars—I took notice that you had put down in the notes in the plan of Rotation—that Corn might be planted in such parts of the fields that ware alloted for the Buck wheat—as would produce it —If the feilds that ware alloted for Corn was not Likely to produce a Soficient Quantity To answear the Several demands that would be for that...
A Meteorrological Acct of the Weather kept at Mt Vernon Novr 6th In the Morning 48 DE foggy 54 E foggy 52 E Cloudy 7th 50 NE foggy 55 NE foggy 52 NE Cloudy 8th 52 SW foggy 56
A Meterological Account of the Weather kept at Mount Vernon 1797 Jany 8 26 NW Clear 30 NW Clear 26 NW Clear 9 20 NW Clear 27 NW Clear 27 NW Clear 10 16 N. Clear
A Meteorological Account of the Weather kept at Mt Vernon July 24th In the Morning 68 SW clear 74 SW Clear 72 SW Clowdy 25 70 SW clowdy 76 SW Clowdy 74 SW Raining 26 70 DS clear 75
I have Receved your letter of the 24th Inst. with the plan of the Barn proposed to be Built at River Farm—and a Book & a Bundle of Nuts which I have Given to the Gardener. as you had before directed me to git plank and shingles for the Barn —I met with a man In Alexandria who Used to Bring plank and shingles to Chester Town and I spoke to him to furnish those articls. and he has promised to...
A Meteorological account of the Weather Kept at Mount Vernon Feby 1797 12 In the Morning 47 NW clear 49 W clear 50 S clear 13 46 E cloudy 48 E raining 48 NE raining 14 45 N. raining 46
A Meteorological Account of the Weather as kept as Mt Vernon 1797 January 22 In the morning 37 W. cloudy 38; W: Clear 37: W: Clear 23 36 S: Clear 38 S. Clear 36 S:E: Clear 24 37 SW Clear
A Meteorological Account of the Weather kept at Mount Vernon Jany 1797 1st In the Morning 30 N.W. Clear 38 N.W. Clear 32 NW Clear 2d 32 N. Cloudy 36 N Clear 32 N Cloudy 3 30 NE Snow 35
I Received your letter of the 2nd Int. The Reason you have not had the weekly reports Sent forward as Usial I have been to the Eastern shore of Maryland and was detained at the Ferrey by head winds both going & returning which kept me a way a few days longer than I Expected—I was a way Just two weeks. I am Sorrey it was not In your power to visit Mt vernon this fall and to have seen the...
A Meteorological account of the weather kept at Mt Vernon 1797 Jany 29 In the morning 48 S. cloudy 48 W. Cloudy 46 NW Clear 30 38 NW Clear 40 NW Clear 42 W. Cloudy 31 39 SE Cloudy