16. Mer. at 71 in the Morning—No wind & clear—82 at highest and 78 at N. Young Mr. McCarty dined here.
young mr. mccarty: probably Daniel McCarty (d. 1811), son of Daniel McCarty (1759–1801) of Cedar Grove (SPROUSE  description begins Edith Moore Sprouse. Mount Air, Fairfax County, Virginia. [Fairfax, Va.], 1970. description ends , 15–20).