George Washington Papers

[Diary entry: 13 April 1766]

13. Sunday—clear & warm—wind South.

On this day GW set out for the lower Tidewater, stopping at Fredericksburg to pick up Fielding Lewis. After stopping at Eltham, they crossed the James River and visited the Dismal Swamp. They then returned to spend a week at Eltham and in Williamsburg, where GW settled some accounts, including the purchase of two indentured servants. GW was back at Mount vernon by 10 May.

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