George Washington Papers

[Diary entry: 4 September 1768]

4. Went to Church. Dined at Colo. Harrison & returnd to my Brs. in the afternoon.

Nathaniel Harrison (1703–1791), of Brandon, Prince George County, was the eldest son of Nathaniel Harrison (1677–1727) and Mary Cary Harrison of Wakefield, Surry County. After the death of his first wife, Mary Digges Harrison (1717–1743), he married Lucy Carter, daughter of Robert “King” Carter and widow of Henry Fitzhugh (d. 1742) of Eagle’s Nest, where GW was visiting on this date.

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