George Washington Papers

[Diary entry: 29 December 1786]

Friday 29th. Mercury at 30 in the Morning—55 at Noon and 51 at Night.

Clear, calm, warm, and exceeding pleasant all day.

The hollidays being over, and the People all at work, I rid to the Ferry—Dogue run, and Muddy hole Plantations—also to the Ditchers (who were at Work). At the first Plantation cutting stalks and getting farm pen in order—at the next (Dogue run) measured the remainder of the Corn.

viz. 106
27th. Novr. was measured 68
6 Decr. Do. Do.
41 1/2
Given to Hogs 25 Neg[roe]s 15
At the Plantation Total
255 1/2

My whole Crop of Corn will stand

Neck Plantation 387 1/2 Barls.
Dogue run 255 1/2
Muddy hole 201
Ferry 174
Total 1018

Mrs. Peake and Miss Eaglin dined here to day and returned afterwards.

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