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[Diary entry: 20 November 1785]

Sunday 20th. Thermometer at 48 in the Morning—54 at Noon and 54 at Night.

Clear and calm all day, but the Air keen notwithstanding.

George Washington & wife & Mr. Shaw went to Lund Washingtons to Dinner & returned in the afternoon.

Colo. Harrison (Judge) came here to Dinner and Doctr. Craik (who went away early this Morning) at Night.

My Nephew Lawe. Washington came here with a letter today from Mr. Bayley respecting their Board &ca.

William Bailey, a Georgetown merchant, boarded GW’s nephews George Steptoe and Lawrence Augustine Washington during part of their stay at the Georgetown academy, furnishing them with supplies from his store (GW to Stephen Bloomer Balch, 26 June 1785, Benjamin Stoddert to GW, 21 June 1785, DLC:GW).

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