George Washington Papers

[Diary entry: 11–12 July 1768]

11 & 12th. Pulld the Flax at home.

Got in the most of the Mill Wheat but was prevented finishing by Rain.

Three white Men (Cradlers) cut down abt. 10 or 12 Acres of Muddy hole Wheat.

Hands Went to Muddy hole & finishd Harvesting the Wheat there—that is cutting & securing it in shocks.

The three white cradlers were Jonathan Palmer, Eliab Roberts, and Robert Langley.

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