George Washington Papers

[Diary entry: 5 May 1785]

Thursday 5th. Mercury at 58 in the Morning—60 at Noon and the same at Night.

Wind Southerly in the forenoon & clear, but Showery afterwards where I was, between Fredericksburgh & Dumfries.

Breakfasted at the Bowling Green. Dined with my Sister Lewis in Fredericksburgh. Spent half an hour with my Mother and lodged at Stafford C[our]t House (at one Taylors Tavern).

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