George Washington Papers

[Diary entry: 29 January 1786]

Sunday 29th. Thermometer at 40 in the Morning—54 at Noon and 50 at Night.

The morning remarkably fine & pleasant, with little or no wind—the afternoon a little lowering and at Night it began a mizzling rain which encreased and continued raining all night.

After breakfast the Gentlemen who came yesterday returned.

In the afternoon Colo. Grayson & his Nephew Mr. Benjn. Orr, came in and stayed all Night.

Col. William Grayson’s sister married John Orr (b. 1726); Benjamin Grayson Orr was one of their three sons.

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