Sunday 16th. Thermometer at 32 in the Morning—37 at Noon and 37 at Night. Wind at No. Et. in the morning—then calm—then So. Et. Cloudy all day with great appearances of Snow.
- Cite as
- “[Diary entry: 16 December 1787],” Founders Online, National Archives, last modified October 5, 2016, http://founders.archives.gov/documents/Washington/01-05-02-0002-0012-0016. [Original source: The Diaries of George Washington, vol. 5, 1 July 1786 – 31 December 1789, ed. Donald Jackson and Dorothy Twohig. Charlottesville: University Press of Virginia, 1979, p. 230.]