George Washington Papers

[Diary entry: 1 October 1773]

Octr. 1st. Still at Annapolis. Dined with Mr. Ogle. Spent the Evening at the Governors.

Benjamin Ogle (1746–1808) was elected governor of Maryland in 1798. He was the son of Samuel Ogle (d. 1752) who served three times as governor of Maryland in the colonial period. In the Monday sweepstakes, Ogle’s horse came in second out of three.

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