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In Their Own Words

May 19, 1791

George Washington’s Diary from Augusta

From Augusta, Pres. George Washington recorded in the diary:

“Thursday, 19th. Received and answered an Address from the Citizens of Augusta; dined with a large Company of them at their Court Ho. and went to an Assembly in the evening at the Academy [sic]; at which there were between 60 and 70 well dressed ladies.”

Source: John C. Fitzpatrick (ed.), The Diaries of George Washington: 1748-1799 (Boston: Houghton Mifflin Co., 1925), pp. 179.