George Washington Papers

[Diary entry: 28 September 1773]

28. Again Dined at the Govrs. and went to the Play & Ball in the Evening.

Tuesday’s race was for the Jockey Club purse of 100 guineas, limited to horses of club members. The play was given by the American Company, which played through September in Annapolis. The ball was announced in the newspaper: “Assemblies as usual, on Tuesday and Friday” (Md. Gaz., 9 Sept. 1773).

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