George Washington Papers

June [1766]

June [1766]

16. Began to cut my Meadows at Home.

GW hired an extra hand, Thomas Plummit, who worked seven days on the mowing at 2s. 6d. per day (ledger a description begins Manuscript Ledger Book 1, 1750-72, in George Washington Papers, Library of Congress. description ends , 232).

25. Finishd Do. & brought it into Barnes. Weather often Raining—Hay hurt.

26. Began to Cut my Timothy Meadow at Doeg Run & did not finish it till the 8th. of July—the Weather being Rainy & bad—which almost spoil’d 30,000 weight of Hay.

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