George Washington Papers

[Diary entry: 20 February 1769]

20. Went up to Alexandria to Court. Returnd home in the Evening.

While GW was in town, he apparently visited Dr. Rumney, who today supplied more ingredients for decoctions and another box of pills for Patsy Custis (receipt from William Rumney, 21 Sept. 1770, ViHi: Custis Papers). The February court lasted three days (Fairfax County Order Book for 1768–70, 76–92, Vi Microfilm).

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