Sunday 16th. Thermometer at 43 in the Morning—55 at Noon and 50 at Night. Morning clear with the wind at No. Wt. & rather cooler than it was yesterday. Afterwards it freshned and blew pretty strong all day.
- Cite as
- “[Diary entry: 16 March 1788],” Founders Online, National Archives, last modified October 5, 2016, http://founders.archives.gov/documents/Washington/01-05-02-0004-0003-0016. [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. 285.]