Account with Dorothy Elsworth
[31 August 1790]
1. While in New York JM stayed at Vandine Elsworth’s boardinghouse, 19 Maiden Lane (New-York Directory, 1789, p. 31).
Accompanied by Jefferson, JM left New York around 1 Sept. After a stopover at Philadelphia, the two travelers proceeded southward by way of Chestertown (on Maryland’s eastern shore), Annapolis, Bladensburg, Georgetown, Alexandria (visiting the president at Mount Vernon), and Fredericksburg, arriving at Orange Court House around noon on 18 Sept. (Boyd, Papers of Jefferson description begins Julian P. Boyd et al., eds., The Papers of Thomas Jefferson (19 vols. to date; Princeton, 1950—). description ends , XVII, 464–65, 496, 497, 509; Vi: Francis Taylor Diary, 18 Sept. 1790).