26. Brisk wind from the Southward. Clear warm & pleasant. According to Colo. West the greatest part of the next Moon shoud be as this day—i.e. the same kind of weather that happens upon the thursday before the change will continue through the course of the next Moon at least the first & 2d. quarter of it. Quere is not this an old woman’s story.
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- “[Diary entry: 26 February 1767],” Founders Online, National Archives, last modified October 5, 2016, http://founders.archives.gov/documents/Washington/01-02-02-0002-0001-0026. [Original source: The Diaries of George Washington, vol. 2, 14 January 1766 – 31 December 1770, ed. Donald Jackson. Charlottesville: University Press of Virginia, 1976, p. 10.]