George Washington Papers

[Diary entry: 7 August 1786]

Monday 7th. Mercury at 72 in the Morning—78 at Noon and 77 at Night.

Went to Alexandria to the Genl. Meeting of the Potomack Co. Colo. Humphreys accompanied me. A sufficient number of shares being present to constitute the Meeting the Accts. of the Directors were exhibited and a Genl. report made but for want of the Secretarys Books which were locked up, and he absent the Orders and other proceedings referred to in that report could not be exhibited.

secretarys books: The secretary was John Potts, Jr.

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