George Washington Papers

[Diary entry: 16 August 1786]

Wednesday 16th. Mercury at 66 in the Morning—71 at Noon and 70 at Night.

Cloudy and lowering for the greater part of the day and in the night a good deal of rain fell—wind at So. West.

Colonels Fitzgerald and Lyles Mr. Brailsford (an English Gentleman) and Mr. Perrin came here to dinner & returned afterwards. In the afternoon a Major Freeman who looks after my concerns west of the Alligany Mountains came in and stayed all night.

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