George Washington Papers

[Diary entry: 11 March 1798]

11. Morning—thin clouds—brisk South wind Mer. at 57. In the afternoon Rain with thunder & lightening—Mer. at 55 & 63 at highest. Colo. Ball & Doctr. Stuart came to Dinner.

Col. Burgess Ball moved from his Spotsylvania estate in 1791 and was at this time living at Springwood in Loudoun County.

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