George Washington Papers

[Diary entry: 21 August 1786]

Monday 21st. Mercury at 69 in the Morning—79 at Noon and 76 at Night.

Clear and warm with but little [wind].

Rid to the Plantations at Dogue Run Muddy hole & Ferry. At the 2d. the Hoes & Plows had just finished putting in wheat in the middle cut, which took [ ] bushels to sow it; after which they were ordered to thin the drilled Turnips & to weed the Carrots.

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