Saturday 12th. Crossed the river early in the morning and breakfasted at the ferry house on the east side. Dined at the head of Elk and lodged at Wilmington. At the head of Elk Mr. Corbin joined me, and took a seat in my carriage to Wilmington.
- Cite as
- “[Diary entry: 12 May 1787],” Founders Online, National Archives, last modified December 28, 2016, http://founders.archives.gov/documents/Washington/01-05-02-0003-0002-0002. [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.]