Friday 11th. Set out before breakfast and rid 12 Miles to Skirrets Tavern, where we baited, and proceeded to the Ferry at Havre de grass to dinner. The wind being high, & the weather Squally I did not cross the river—frequent Showers thro’ the day with Mists and sun shine alternately.
- Cite as
- “[Diary entry: 11 May 1787],” Founders Online, National Archives, last modified December 28, 2016, http://founders.archives.gov/documents/Washington/01-05-02-0003-0002-0001. [Original source: The Diaries of George Washington, vol. 5, 1 July 1786 – 31 December 1789, ed. Donald Jackson and Dorothy Twohig. Charlottesville: University Press of Virginia, 1979, p. 237.]