George Washington Papers

[Diary entry: 10 March 1799]

10. Mer. at 40 in the Morning. Wind and Weather very variable after 12 oclock with squalls & Rain by intervals. Mr. Carter & family and Major Pinckney left this after breakfast and young Mr. Barry—with a Spanish officer—a Mr. O’Higgens came to dinner & returned afterwards.

Mr. O’Higgins may be Capt. Thomas O’Higgins of the Spanish navy (Fitzpatrick, Diaries description begins John C. Fitzpatrick, ed. The Diaries of George Washington, 1748–1799. 4 vols. Boston and New York, 1925. description ends , 4:300n).

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