George Washington Papers

[Diary entry: 29 June 1785]

Wednesday 29th. Mercury at 69 in the Morning—74 at Noon And 76 at Night.

Clear & pleasant all day except being warm. Wind Westerly.

Messrs. Philips and Edwards, and Mr. Booth & Mr. Hawkins left this after Breakfast. Colo. Bassett his two Sons, Fanny Bassett, and Nelly & Washington Custis, followed soon after for Abingdon.

Mr. George Lee & Doctr. Craik came here to breakfast and after Dinner returned.

Discovered the Cayan pepper Which was sowed on the 13th. to be coming up.

George Lee is probably the son of Philip Lee of Maryland and younger half brother of Squire Richard Lee of Blenheim.

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