George Washington Papers

[Diary entry: 19 August 1786]

Saturday 19th. Mercury at 69 in the Morning—72 at Noon and 70 at Night.

Wind Easterly, misting, & lowering in the forenoon but clear afterwards.

General Duplessis left this by 5 Oclock in the Morning.

After breakfast I accompanied Colo. Humphreys by water to Alexandria and dined with him at Captn. Conways to whom he had been previously engaged. The Tools & Baggage of Mr. Rawlins’s workmen were carried to Alexandria in my Boat to day.

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