George Washington Papers

[Diary entry: 26 November 1772]

26. Rid over the River to my Plantation’s & examind the Land at the upper place.

All of the “tillable & Pasture Land” of the Ferry Farm had now been let by Fielding Lewis to James Hunter, Sr., and William Fitzhugh, both of whom had quarters adjoining the Ferry Farm (GW to Hugh Mercer, 11 April 1774, DLC:GW).

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