5. Breakfasted at the Causey & Dind at Eltham & lodgd there.
GW’s expenses today included 16s. at Ruffin’s ferry and 3s. 1½d. for “Seeing Tyger” (ledger a description begins Manuscript Ledger Book 1, 1750-72, in George Washington Papers, Library of Congress. description ends , 296). This animal may have been a North American cougar which American colonists often called red tiger.