Tuesday—31st. Before breakfast I rid to the Valley forge and over the whole Cantonment & works of the American Army in the Winter of 1777–8 and on my return to the Widow Moores found Mr. & Mrs. Rob: Morris. Spent the day there fishing &ca. & lodged at the same place.
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- “[Diary entry: 31 July 1787],” Founders Online, National Archives, last modified December 28, 2016, http://founders.archives.gov/documents/Washington/01-05-02-0003-0004-0031. [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. 243.]