23. The Wind Shifting to Northwest in the Night, blew very hard & cold as it was all this day the ground being very hard froze.
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- “[Diary entry: 23 December 1771],” Founders Online, National Archives, last modified October 5, 2016, http://founders.archives.gov/documents/Washington/01-03-02-0001-0031-0023. [Original source: The Diaries of George Washington, vol. 3, 1 January 1771–5 November 1781, ed. Donald Jackson. Charlottesville: University Press of Virginia, 1978, p. 80.]