George Washington Papers

[Diary entry: 11 April 1775]

11. At home. Captn. Saunders came and lodged here.

captn. saunders: probably either Joseph Saunders (died c.1792), a merchant of Philadelphia, or his son John Saunders, who was settling in Alexandria in this year (Fairfax County Wills, Book F–1, 251–55, Vi Microfilm; Fairfax County Deeds, Book M, 41–46, Vi Microfilm).

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