11. At home all day. Mr. Milner & a Mr. Marle dined here.
William Milnor, merchant of Philadelphia, had come to Mount Vernon to buy fish taken from GW’s fishing grounds along the Potomac (LEDGER B description begins Manuscript Ledger Book 2, 1772-93, in George Washington Papers, Library of Congress. description ends , 123). Milnor also rented a new fish house, which GW had built for him at Johnston’s fishery, on the Clifton’s Neck land (GW to William Milnor, 16 Dec. 1773, DLC:GW). mr. marle: may be Richard Marley, merchant of Philadelphia.