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 (General Ledger A description begins General Ledger A, 1750–1772. Library of Congress, George Washington Papers, Series 5, Financial Papers. description ends , folio 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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