George Washington Papers

[Diary entry: 5 March 1786]

Sunday 5th. Thermometer at 24 in the Morning—32 at Noon and 34 at Night.

Wind pretty fresh from the No. West all day, and much appearance of Snow; but none fell.

Mr. Richd. Bland Lee came here to dinner and stayed all Night.

Richard Bland Lee (1761–1827) was the third son of Henry Lee of Leesylvania, and younger brother of Light Horse Harry and Charles Lee. He lived in Loudoun County, which he represented in the Virginia House of Delegates 1784–88 and 1796. He later moved to Alexandria and served as a delegate from Fairfax County 1799–1800.

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