George Washington Papers

[Diary entry: 17 September 1799]

17. Morning clear—but little wd. & that No. Westerly. Mer. 66—calm all day. Mer. 80 at highest & 74 at Night. Doctr. Thornton went away after breakfast & Mr. Thos. Peter & his brother Lieutt. Peter came to Dinner.

lieutt. peter: George Peter had been appointed a second lieutenant in the 9th Infantry on 12 July 1799 (HEITMAN [3] description begins Francis B. Heitman. Historical Register and Dictionary of the United States Army, from its Organization, September 29, 1789, to March 2, 1903. 2 vols. Washington, D.C., 1903. description ends , 1:786).

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