GW at Mount Vernon. He dined with Capt. Philip Curtis, settling GW’s sale of his brig Farmer to Thomas Contee of Md. In the afternoon, he met with his nephews George and Charles Lewis, as well as his brother John and his son, William “Billy” Washington.
Edmund Pendleton wrote a letter concerning the complex affairs of Margaret Greene Savage, which GW was involved in settling. Pendleton reported that Va. Gov. Lord Dunmore had seized some of the gunpowder that the colonists were stockpiling, provoking anger and desires to march on the capital to get it back.