18. Went up to Court. Dined at Arrells & lodged at Mr. John Wests. Sent my Horses home.
The court met 18–21 Nov. GW’s name does not appear in the court records for this day, but he was officially present on 19 and 20 Nov. (Fairfax County Order Book for 1770–72, 303–23, Vi Microfilm).