George Washington Papers

[Diary entry: 15 October 1774]

15. Dined at Bevans’s. Spent the Evening at home.

On this day GW gave £1 14s. to his old Indian acquaintance Guyasuta, who was on a mission from the tribes in the Illinois and Ohio country to Guy Johnson, superintendent of Indian affairs for the Northern Department (GW’s Cash Memoranda, 25 Mar.—25 Oct. 1774, CSmH; WHARTON LETTER BOOKS description begins “Selections from the Letter-Books of Thomas Wharton, of Philadelphia, 1773–1783.” Pennsylvania Magazine of History and Biography 33 (1909): 319–39, 432–53; 34 (1910): 41–61. description ends , 450).

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