7. Dined at the City Tavern and spent the Evening at home.
GW’s committee to estimate the amount of money to be raised today gave its report, which was referred to the committee of the whole (JCC description begins Worthington Chauncey Ford et al., eds. Journals of the Continental Congress, 1774-1789. 34 vols. Washington, D.C., 1904–37. description ends , 2:81). GW made a number of purchases on this day, including “5 Books—Military” (Cash Memoranda, DLC:GW).