GW at Richmond, Va. GW wrote in his diary about how much Richmond had grown since his last visit to the capital. GW wrote to the Commissioners of the Federal District, informing them that they were to receive additional funding once the treasury could find the money.
Samuel Coleman, a clerk to the Council of the State of Va., wrote asking that GW use his shares in the Potowmack and James River Companies to fund a free school in Richmond. Former soldier Robert Gamble wrote to GW that he had named one of his children Washington. Samuel Waldo wrote to GW applying for an appointment to the post of excise inspector for the district of Maine, but Waldo would receive no such offer.