George Washington Papers

[Diary entry: 5 June 1799]

5. Wind So. Easterly—Mer. 62. Morning lowering as the Evening also was. Mer. 66 at Night. A Mr. Chs. Newbald from New Jersey dined here & went away afterwds.

charles newbald: GW paid Charles Newbold $12.00 on 27 Nov. 1799 for a plow (GW’s Cash Memoranda, RPJCB). Newbold had received on 26 June 1797 the first patent for a plow issued in the United States (21st Cong., 2d sess., House Doc., No. 50, p. 46).

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