George Washington Papers

[Diary entry: 1 October 1785]

Saturday first. Thermometer at 66 in the Morning—70 at Noon and 72 at Night.

Southerly Wind and clear.

Began to raise a Scaffold for Shingling the Front side of my House, next the Court yard.

Rid to my River, Muddy hole, and Dogue run Plantations.

Doctr. Stuart came in whilst we were at Dinner & stayed all Night.

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