George Washington Papers

[Diary entry: 13 September 1771]

13. Returnd to my Mothers to Breakfast and Surveyd the Fields before Dinner, returnd to Town afterwards.

The survey covered about half of Ferry Farm, extending from the top of the Rappahannock riverbank, where the main house stood, several hundred yards northeast to a fence along a cornfield. GW apparently never platted this survey, but a plat based on his survey notes was drawn in 1932 for GW ATLAS description begins Lawrence Martin, ed. The George Washington Atlas. Washington, D.C., 1932. description ends (pl. 9).

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