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7701[Diary entry: 5 October 1772] (Washington Papers)
5. Misting, & sometimes Raining in the forenoon with the wind Eastwardly.
I am informd you have not purchast Mr Fairfaxs and Thralkels Lands the which I was in hopes you had for then I Should have Expected to have Leest Summore a joining to my loot which is Quite two Small as it is but Sr I hope thes lines will Find you in perfect good helth and bee kindly Receivd by your honour it is now I am going to inform you Sr of what I have been perposeing and thinking of...
7703[Diary entry: 6 October 1772] (Washington Papers)
6. Dined at Majr. Jenifers—went to the Ball and Suppd at the Govrs. The four days of racing began this morning at 11:00. The Maryland Gazette expected “good Sport, as a great Number of Horses are already come from the Northward and Southward, to start for the different Purses.” GW lost £1 6d. on this year’s races ( General Ledger B General Ledger B, 1772–1793. Library of Congress, George...
7704[Diary entry: 6 October 1772] (Washington Papers)
6. Much such a day as yesterday. Misting more or less all day—wind in the same place.
7705Remarks & Occurs. in Octr. [1772] (Washington Papers)
Octr. 7. Finished getting and Securing my Fodder at the Ferry Plantn. 8. Turnd the Water into My Mill Race this day finishing cleansing it out. 10. Finishd Securing my Fodder at the Mill. 12. Finished Do. at Muddy hole & Doeg Run. 13. Also finishd Do. in the Neck.
7706[Diary entry: 7 October 1772] (Washington Papers)
7. Dined at the Govrs. and went to the Play afterwards. The plays attended by GW this week were part of the fall season of David Douglass’s American Company, which opened in Annapolis 1 Sept. ( RANKIN Hugh F. Rankin. The Theater in Colonial America . Chapel Hill, N.C., 1960. , 166–67).
7707[Diary entry: 7 October 1772] (Washington Papers)
7. Misting & sometimes Raining pretty smartly.
7708[Diary entry: 7 October 1772] (Washington Papers)
Octr. 7. Finished getting and Securing my Fodder at the Ferry Plantn.
7709[Diary entry: 8 October 1772] (Washington Papers)
8. Dined at Colo. Loyds and went to the Play. From thence early to my Lodgings. Edward Lloyd (1744– 1793 1796 ), of Wye House, Talbot County, Md., was the son of Edward Lloyd ( d. 1770 1711-1770 ) and Anne Rousby Lloyd. He was a member of the Maryland General Assembly with a handsome town house in Annapolis. He was married to Elizabeth Tayloe, daughter of John Tayloe of Mount Airy in Richmond...
7710[Diary entry: 8 October 1772] (Washington Papers)
8. Clear & pleasant. Wind Westerly but neither cold nor very fresh.