Found in 13 Collections and/or Records:
Docketed "Rough field Notes taken by George Washington in running the courses of the Land bot. from George & Jas. Mercer".
[reverse of document dated Mar. 5, 1785, Patrick Henry to George Washington].
Col. Lyle's bond is discussed--Washington approves of Pearce's sowing early (or distilled) wheat at different seasons to discover the best for it--double headed wheat at Union farm--heavy rains--problems as a result of it--drains in all the fields that need it--Pearce has the ague and fever--young Boatswain--Washington warns that yellow fever may possibly be in Baltimore.
This collection contains letters to and from George Washington that have been aquired by the MVLA since 1858. For more information, see content note for individal items. The collection grows organically as new items are acquired.