George Washington Papers

[Diary entry: 21 September 1787]

Friday 21st. Breakfasted in Baltimore—dined at the Widow Balls (formerly Spurriers) and lodged at Major Snowdens who was not at home.

spurriers: site of the town of Waterloo in Howard County, Md., twice chosen during the Revolution as an encampment for Rochambeau’s army (RICE description begins Howard C. Rice, Jr., and Anne S. K. Brown, eds. The American Campaigns of Rochambeau’s Army, 1780, 1781, 1782, 1783. 2 vols. Princeton, N.J., 1972. description ends , 1:160, 2: pl. 128).

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