George Washington Papers

[Diary entry: 16 August 1785]

Tuesday 16th. Thermometer at 79 in the Morning—86 at Noon and 86 at Night.

Foggy & close morning with but little wind all day.

Accompanied my Brother to Alexandria and meeting Mr. & Mrs. Fendal & Miss [Nancy] Lee who proposed to dine here I made but little stay in Town. My Brother not being able to complete his business did not return ’till the Evening. Mr. Fendall, Mrs. Fendall &ca. stayed all Night.

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