George Washington Papers

[Diary entry: 23 September 1798]

23. Morning clear—Wind Easterly & Mer. at 63. Lowering in the evening Mer. at 72. Mr. & Mrs. Nichols & his brother & Mrs. Swanwick dined here.

Mrs. Swanwick is undoubtedly the widow of John Swanwick who had died the previous month. Swanwick was James B. Nickolls’s brother-in-law (John Swanwick to GW, 22 April 1789, DLC:GW).

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