George Washington Papers

[Diary entry: 29 June 1770]

29. Dined at Belvoir. Went on Board the Boston frigate to Drink Tea and returnd in the Afternoon.

The Boston was a British man-of-war commanded by Sir Thomas Adams. Sent from England to serve three years on station in American waters, she had arrived at Hampton in early March of this year (Va. Gaz., P&D, 2 Nov. 1769 and 8 Mar. 1770).

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