This forenoon Mr. Heiliger;1 a Gentleman from the Danish West India's, and who has liv'd in America some time,
came to see me. The wind continues still bad.
1. John Heyliger (sometimes Hyleger or Heiliger), a member of a trading and planting family from St.
Croix with New York connections;
later recalled that he “was under many obligations” to Heyliger during his three-week
stay in Copenhagen (entry for 10 Aug. 1785, below; NYHS, Colls., 14 :270.)