George Washington Papers

[Diary entry: 7 November 1787]

Wednesday 7th. Very little Wind all day—a very thick fog which contd. till near 12 oclock.

Rid to Muddy hole D[ogue] R[un] Frenchs and the Ferry—at the first 2 plows only at work—the other hands getting Corn in the N. Grd.

At Morris’s 4 plows at Wk. all the other hds. digg[in]g Potatoes right of the Road—began to day.

At Frenchs 2 plows at Wk. rest of the People digging Potatoes—finished—the whole qty. 84½ B. from 46 rows 170 yds. long each.

At the Ferry—the same work as yesterday.

Majr. G. W——n & wife retd. this evening.

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