George Washington Papers

[Diary entry: 9 July 1768]

9. Six and sometimes 7 Cradlers, cut the remainder of the field (abt. 28 Acres) on this side to day.

The Wheat at Muddy hole, was (that is all that was cut down) got into Shocks by 11 Oclock to day—and abt. ¾ of the field round the Overseers House at the Mill.

Pulld the Flax at Muddy hole.

On this day GW paid off Abner Roberts and Andrew Jones, giving them a total of £3 1s. 6d. for their work (General Ledger A description begins General Ledger A, 1750–1772. Library of Congress, George Washington Papers, Series 5, Financial Papers. description ends , folio 274).

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