George Washington Papers

[Diary entry: 10 November 1786]

Friday 10th. Mercury at 53 in the Morning—[ ] at Noon and [ ] at Night.

Morning a little lowering—more favourable at Noon but raining afterwards. But little wind in the forepart of the day and that Southerly. Towards evening it got to the Eastward and in the Night Westerly & cleared.

With Mrs. Washington and all the family, I went to Alexanda. and dined with Doctr. Craik. Returned in the Evening.

dined with doctr. craik: James Craik seems to have moved with his family from Maryland to Alexandria, probably during the summer or early fall of 1786.

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