George Washington Papers

[Diary entry: 15 February 1774]

15. These Gentlemen went away. I went to a Vestry at the New Church & returnd in the Aftern.

The main business for the Truro vestry at this meeting was recorded in the vestry book: “George Mason Esqr. Executor of Daniel French dec[ease]d, Undertaker [contractor for the construction] of the Church near Pohick, having finished the said Church tender the same to this Vestry . . . and the said Vestry being of Opinion that the said Church is finished . . . do receive the same . . . the said George Mason undertaking to finish the Horse Blocks and Benches under the Trees” (Truro Vestry Book, 160, DLC).

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