8. No thaw yet. Grd. close blockd up and very cold. Wind still at No. Wt. but not so hard. Afternoon somewhat more moderate—quite clear. On the 6th. at Night the River was almost froze across & on the 7th. & last Night quite.
- Cite as
- “[Diary entry: 8 February 1769],” Founders Online, National Archives, last modified October 5, 2016, http://founders.archives.gov/documents/Washington/01-02-02-0004-0005-0008. [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. 130.]