George Washington Papers

[Diary entry: 24 December 1769]

24. Went to Prayers, & dined afterwds. at Colo. Lewis. Spent the Evening with Mr. Jones at Julians.

Edward Jones was Mary Ball Washington’s overseer at the Ferry Farm. Mrs. Julian kept a tavern on the main street of Fredericksburg until about 1777 (Va. Gaz., P&D, 9 July 1772, and D&H, 15 Aug. 1777).

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