George Washington Papers

[Diary entry: 10 August 1771]

10. Finish’d Sowing all the Corn Ground at the Mill & began to prepare the Fallowd Land there for Sowing.

Also Raised a House at the Mill for the Miller to live In.

The miller’s house, a one-story wooden structure about 24 by 16 feet with a small separate kitchen, was conveniently located within 30 yards of the new mill (GW to Robert Lewis & Sons, 1 Feb. 1785, DLC:GW; Lawrence Lewis’s insurance policy, 7 April 1803, Vi).

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