George Washington Papers

[Diary entry: 16 January 1789]

Friday 16th. Thermometer at 21 in the Morning—26 at Noon and 26 at Night. Clear all day; with the Wind at No. Wt. in the forenoon, & So. Wt. in the Afternoon.

Brought from Dogue run Plantation 15 Mares which were supposed to be with fold; and one that was thought not to be so to the Mann. Ho. Left 3 there to be added to the Plow horses—sent one to Muddy hole—and one to the Ferry for the same purpose And also brot. from the Ferry [ ] Young Horses & Mares to the Mansion House to be fed.

Began to put Ice into the Ice Ho. this day.

Doctr. Craik dined here & returned to Alexandria afterwards.

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