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1[April 1775] (Washington Papers)
Aprl. 1. At home all day, Mr. Magowan came here. 2. At home all day. Mr. Magowan went to church & returnd to Dinner. Mr. Wilper came in the Afternoon—as did Captn. Curtis also. Philip Curtis was the captain of GW’s brig Farmer , just arrived at Mount Vernon from a voyage that had carried 4,000 bushels of “Indian Corn” to Lisbon and returned with 3,000 bushels of salt from the Turks Islands in...
2[Diary entry: 19 April 1775] (Washington Papers)
19. Mrs. Blackburn & Mrs. Brown went away after Dinner. Mr. Rutherford who came yesterday to Dinnr. went away after Breakfast today. Dr. Rumney came in the Afternn.
3[Diary entry: 20 April 1775] (Washington Papers)
20. Genl. Lee, & Doctr. Rumney both went away after Breakft.
4[Diary entry: 21 April 1775] (Washington Papers)
21. Captn. Curtis dind here. In the Afternoon my Brother Jno. Billy Washington, & George & Charles Lewis came. Capt. Philip Curtis and GW were settling the accounts of the brig Farmer , which GW sold ten days later to Thomas Contee, of Maryland ( General Ledger B General Ledger B, 1772–1793. Library of Congress, George Washington Papers, Series 5, Financial Papers. , folio 192). Billy was...
5[Diary entry: 22 April 1775] (Washington Papers)
22. I rid with my Brother to Alexa. & returnd to Dinner.
6[Diary entry: 23 April 1775] (Washington Papers)
23. At home all day. In the afternoon Mr. Leitch & his Wife & Mr. Robt. Adam came.
7[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.
8[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...
9[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....
10[Diary entry: 27 April 1775] (Washington Papers)
27. At home all day—those Gentlemen continuing.