George Washington Papers

[Diary entry: 26 May 1773]

26. Din’d at Elizabeth Town, & reachd New York in the Evening wch. I spent at Hull’s Tavern. Lodg’d at a Mr. Farmers.

Hull’s tavern, run by Robert Hull, was located “in the Broadway” (N.Y. Gazette & Weekly Mercury, 8 Nov. 1773). In 1774, according to John Adams, Hull’s tavern was at “the Sign [of] the Bunch of Grapes” (ADAMS [1] description begins L. H. Butterfield, ed. Diary and Autobiography of John Adams. 4 vols. Cambridge, Mass., 1961. description ends , 2:102).

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