George Washington Papers

[Diary entry: 2 November 1768]

2. In Ditto. Dined at the Attorney Genls. with Lord Botetourt (the Govr.) & many other Gentlemen.

Botetourt described to Lord Hillsborough his dining out during his first week in Williamsburg: “I have been asked every day to dinner by the principal Gentlemen and am at present upon the very best terms with all. I like their stile exceedingly” (1 Nov. 1768, P.R.O., C.O.5/1346, f. 104).

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