George Washington Papers

[Diary entry: 28 June 1770]

28. Rid into the Neck between breakfast and Dinner. Mr. Addison and Mr. Boucher, who came yesterday in the Afternoon went away today after Breakfast.

Jonathan Boucher had been installed as rector of St. Anne’s Parish in Annapolis 12 June, and now, accompanied by his sponsor Rev. Henry Addison, he was returning to Caroline County to settle his affairs there (st. ann’s description begins “Vestry Proceedings, St. Ann’s Parish, Annapolis, Md.” Maryland Historical Magazine 6 (1911): 325–51; 7 (1912): 59–82, 166–83, 268–86, 395–408; 8 (1913): 66–73, 149–68, 270–86, 353–68; 9 (1914): 47–53, 162–69, 280–89, 336–47; 10 (1915): 37–41, 127–43. description ends , 10:135; boucher [1] description begins Jonathan Bouchier, ed. Reminiscences of an American Loyalist, 1738–1789: Being the Autobiography of The Revd Jonathan Boucher, Rector of Annapolis in Maryland and afterwards Vicar of Epsom, Surrey, England. Boston, 1925. description ends , 59–60). Mrs. Washington had by this time given her permission for Jacky to go with him to Annapolis, and GW today paid Boucher £75 on the boy’s account (ledger a description begins Manuscript Ledger Book 1, 1750-72, in George Washington Papers, Library of Congress. description ends , 318).

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