George Washington Papers

[Diary entry: 23 September 1765]

23. Began to sow Wheat from Colo. Colvils in Peach Orchard, & finishd 24th.—4 Bushls.

Began to cut my Meadows at Hell hole & Creek.

Col. Thomas Colvill (d. 1766), of Cecil County, Md., had inherited Cleesh, on the south side of Great Hunting Creek, from his brother John (d. 1756).

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