George Washington Papers

[Diary entry: 5 April 1773]

5. At home all day, Majr. Wagener contd. till the Afternoon—Mr. Baylor all day & Night. Mr. Campbell and Captn. ⟨ ⟩ of the Brig Nancy Dind here.

brig nancy: This brig was probably from the West Indies, and seems to have been tied up at GW’s dock for at least five days. On 8 April GW bought a parrot for 6s., probably from the captain of the Nancy (LEDGER B description begins Manuscript Ledger Book 2, 1772-93, in George Washington Papers, Library of Congress. description ends , 88). The brigantine Nancy, Capt. John Cox, master, which sold a barrel of flour to Lund Washington on 12 May may have been the same vessel (LEDGER B description begins Manuscript Ledger Book 2, 1772-93, in George Washington Papers, Library of Congress. description ends , 140).

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