George Washington Papers

[Diary entry: 17 December 1797]

17. Moderate with very little wind Mer. from 30 to 34. Gen. Huntingdon came to dinner.

gen. huntingdon: Maj. Gen. Jedediah Huntington (see entry for 18 Oct. 1789, n.3) had recently built a home in New London, Conn., which he called Mount Vernon (CROFUT description begins Florence S. Marcy Crofut. Guide to the History and the Historic Sites of Connecticut. 2 vols. New Haven, 1937. description ends , 2:729).

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