George Washington Papers

[Diary entry: 5 December 1774]

5. Went to Colo. Fairfax’s Sale at Belvoir. Returnd in the Evening alone.

A second sale at Belvoir was advertised for this day. It consisted of two rooms of household furniture, kitchen furniture, cattle, plantation utensils, etc. The mansion house and land were also again advertised for lease on this date, as was a small plantation and two fisheries (Va. Gaz., P&D, 20 Oct. 1774).

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