07 February 1775

GW at Mount Vernon, where three overnight visitors left after breakfast. In his diary, GW reported snow in the morning but the afternoon as “clear & exceeding pleasant.”

GW wrote Thomas Cresap asking him not to take and use land properly belonging to a son of GW’s deceased brother Augustine. Ignoring this warning could lead to “a disagreeable Law contest” with the estate executors.

William Crawford wrote GW on this date about GW’s western lands.


07 February 1775