George Washington Papers

[Diary entry: 29 September 1768]

29. Went to a Purse Race at Accatinck & returnd with Messrs. Robt. and George Alexander.

GW spent 12s. 6d. at the race and also paid Robert Sanford 12s. “for Pacing my Horse” (ledger a description begins Manuscript Ledger Book 1, 1750-72, in George Washington Papers, Library of Congress. description ends , 277).

George Dent Alexander (d. 1780), of Fairfax County, was a younger brother of Robert Alexander.

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