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7621[Diary entry: 11 November 1785] (Washington Papers)
Friday 11th. Thermometer at 56 in the Morng. 54 at Noon and 55 at Night. Wind at No. Et. and fresh all day. Very cloudy and sometimes dripping. At Night it began to fall a little more seriously, but in no great qty. Sent my Carriage up for & brought George Washington & his wife down after dinner.
7622[Diary entry: 12 November 1785] (Washington Papers)
Saturday 12. Thermometer at 54 in the Morng. 58 at Noon and 60 at Night. Wind a little west of the No. and pretty fresh all the forenoon; and cloudy. Afternoon clear, still, & very pleasant. Received 215 Apple trees (red striek) from Major Jenifer; wh[ic]h I sent to the river plantation in the Neck, to be planted. At the same time, and from the same place, received two New Town & 2 Golden...
7623[Diary entry: 13 November 1785] (Washington Papers)
Sunday 13th. Thermometer at 59 in the Morning—65 at Noon—65 at Night. Clear all day. Morning calm & very pleasant; but Windy afterwards from the No. West. Mr. Saml. Hanson and his wife, Mr. Thos. Hanson and their two sisters, & Mrs. Dulany wife to Waltr. Dulany, lately from England came to Dinner, & stayed all Night. Samuel Hanson of Samuel was married to Mary Key (Kay) Hanson, of New Jersey,...
7624[Diary entry: 14 November 1785] (Washington Papers)
Monday 14th. Thermometer at 58 in the Morning—64 at Noon and 62 at Night. Calm, clear, & pleasant Morning. Wind pretty brisk afterwards from the No. Wt., but fine notwithstanding. The Company who came to dinr. yesterday, & lodged here last Night went away after breakfast—upon which I went to my Neck Plantation in the Neck with intention to take a descriptive list of my Horses, Cattle, Sheep,...
7625[Diary entry: 15 November 1785] (Washington Papers)
Tuesday 15. Thermometer at 54 in the Morning—56 at Noon and 60 at Noon [night]. Wind Southerly and pretty fresh. Weather somewhat hazy and Smoaky. Went to my Neck Plantation and compleated the Acct. of my Stock there—except that of the Hogs—which stand thus.
7626[Diary entry: 16 November 1785] (Washington Papers)
Wednesday 16th . Thermometer at 58 in the Morng. 66 at Noon and at Night. A large circle round the Moon last night—a red & angry looking sky at the Suns rising and a brisk Southerly Wind all day with rain in the Evening and Night. Finished the Arch over my Ice House to day. Went early in the Morning to take an acct. of My Stocks &ca. at Dogue run & Muddy hole Planns. N.B. The Tools not being...
7627[Diary entry: 17 November 1785] (Washington Papers)
Thursday 17th. Thermometer at 58 in the Morning—60 at Noon and 62 at Night. Colo. Lee & all the Company went away after Breakfast. Mr. Shaw went up to the Assembly in the Afternoon ’at Alexand. Morning a little foggy & thick but clear afterwards with the Wind at No. West and cool. assembly . . . at alexand. : “The Gentlemen of Alexandria, who are desirous to become Subscribers to the...
7628[Diary entry: 18 November 1785] (Washington Papers)
Friday 18th. Thermometer at 49 in the Morning—54 at Noon and 50 at Night. Morning clear & serene—a white Frost and ground froze—Ice an eighth of an Inch thick. Wind at No. Wt. & pretty fresh untill the afternoon when it was almost calm. Began to take up a number of small Pines to replace the dead ones in my wilderness. Got them with much dirt about the Roots. Took an Account of the Horses,...
7629[Diary entry: 19 November 1785] (Washington Papers)
Saturday 19th. Thermometer at 46 in the Morng. 54 at Noon and at Night. Wind at No. West and cold all day, with Clouds which threatned Snow in the evening. Ground very hard frozen. Finished digging my Summer Turnips and putting them in a Cellar. Also finished covering the Palmetto royal at the front gate, except a small piece on the south side, nearest the gate, for which brush could not be...
7630[Diary entry: 20 November 1785] (Washington Papers)
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...