GW left Mount Vernon for Richmond, Va. He dined in Colchester with Fairfax County Court clerk Peter Wagener and lodged at Col. Thomas Blackburn’s home.
Daniel Jenifer Adams wrote GW regarding GW’s acquisition of Adams’s land in Md. as payment of a debt. GW also received money from Va. politician Thomson Mason to give to Capt. James Gunn during GW’s trip to Richmond. Robert McKenzie, who had served under GW in the French and Indian War, wrote that he regretted he was not able to visit GW before he had to leave Va.