George Washington Papers

[Diary entry: 22 August 1786]

Tuesday 22d. Mercury at 72 in the Morning—85 at Noon and 82 at Night.

Very warm with little or no wind & that Southerly.

In the evening clouds with appearances of much rain but not a great deal fell at any of my Plantations—more at Dogue run than elsewhere.

Finished sowing the middle cut in the large field in the Neck; to do which took [ ] bushls. of grain, as it did [ ] bushels to seed the river side cut.

Mrs. Jenifer came here to Dinner yesterday and Mr. Wm. Craik & his Sister (Miss Craik) came in the afternoon. Doctr. Craik came in before breakfast, after which he, his son & daughter went away.

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