Saturday 24th. When we came to Stewards Crossing at Crawfords, the River was too high to Ford and his Canoe gone a Drift. However after waiting there 2 or three hours a Canoe was got in which we passd and Swam our Horses. The remainder of this day I spent at Captn. Crawfords it either Raining or Snowing hard all day.
- Cite as
- “[Diary entry: 24 November 1770],” Founders Online, National Archives, last modified December 28, 2016, http://founders.archives.gov/documents/Washington/01-02-02-0005-0031-0005. [Original source: The Diaries of George Washington, vol. 2, 14 January 1766 – 31 December 1770, ed. Donald Jackson. Charlottesville: University Press of Virginia, 1976, p. 323.]