GW at Georgetown, Md., and traveling to Mount Vernon. GW, with satisfaction, reported that the landowners of Georgetown and Carrollsburg he had met with yesterday, and reprimanded for their quarrelling, agreed to surrender their land for public use at a price of twenty-five pounds per acre. They would retain the rights to the land until the federal government planned to use it. GW issued a proclamation describing the exact boundaries of the new capital.
On his way back to his home, he stopped in Alexandria, Va. to eat dinner. He arrived at Mount Vernon in the evening.