Friday July 31st. Sowd Turnips—upon which fell a heavy Rain immediately—so that they were neither Rakd nor harrowd in—the seed I mean. In a few days they came up very thick and well.
- Cite as
- “[Diary entry: 31 July 1761],” Founders Online, National Archives, last modified October 5, 2016, http://founders.archives.gov/documents/Washington/01-01-02-0006-0002-0002. [Original source: The Diaries of George Washington, vol. 1, 11 March 1748 – 13 November 1765, ed. Donald Jackson. Charlottesville: University Press of Virginia, 1976, p. 289.]