GW at Mount Vernon. He wrote in his diary that he was home alone all day. Alexander Cowan wrote GW a letter requesting that GW pay the money Valentine Crawford owed Capt. William McGachen on GW’s account from almost a year ago. GW had hired Crawford to develop his Ohio and Kanawha lands, which Crawford was not ultimately able to do.
George Mason wrote GW from Gunston Hall that John Harper had purchased twice the amount of gunpowder they needed for the county by accident. He also updated GW on a bill for improving the navigation of the Potomac River.