Landon’s Day (A Good Drink Edition)

Published:July 23, 2011 by Brendan Wolfe

On this day in 1776, a Tuesday, Landon Carter entered the following into his diary:

A pleasant morning and some rain in the night which I most sincerely thank the god and my God of mercies for and I hope it has been a good drink to the choaking crops, though B. Beale says there has been but little.

Read other entries from Carter’s diary.

IMAGE: Sabine Hall, the home of Landon Carter (Library of Congress)