George Washington Papers

[Diary entry: 29 August 1785]

Monday 29th. Mercury at 74 in the Morning—74 at Noon and 73 at Night.

Wind Southerly, with Showers in the Morning, and Clouds all day, with appearances of Rain but none fell after noon.

Doctr. Craik after visiting John Alton before breakfast, went after it to see Lund Washingtons child who had been siezed with fits & the family alarmed by it.

Lund and Elizabeth Foote Washington had at least two daughters who died in infancy.

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