George Washington Papers

[Diary entry: 21 August 1769]

21. Mr. Maze & Lady, Mr. Sebastian, Mr. Barclay, Mr. Allison dind here. Lord Fairfax &ca. drank Tea here.

Rev. Benjamin Sebastian (c.1745–1834) was rector of Frederick Parish in Frederick County, 1766–67 and of St. Stephen’s Parish in Northumberland County, 1767–77. He removed to Maryland and then to Kentucky, where he practiced law and served as a judge during the 1790s (goodwin description begins Edward Lewis Goodwin. The Colonial Church in Virginia: With Biographical Sketches of the First Six Bishops of the Diocese of Virginia, And Other Historical Papers, together with Brief Biographical Sketches of the Colonial Clergy of Virginia. Milwaukee, 1927. description ends , 305). Allison is probably John Allison, a merchant of Alexandria.

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