8. Morning very heavy & wind at No. Et. & Mer. 68 in the Morning & 70 at Night. Cloudy all day. Some rain fell last night and a slight sprinkling this afternn. Genl. Washington went away after breakfast & Mr. & Mrs. Law came to dinner.
- Cite as
- “[Diary entry: 8 September 1799],” Founders Online, National Archives, last modified October 5, 2016, http://founders.archives.gov/documents/Washington/01-06-02-0008-0009-0008. [Original source: The Diaries of George Washington, vol. 6, 1 January 1790 – 13 December 1799, ed. Donald Jackson and Dorothy Twohig. Charlottesville: University Press of Virginia, 1979, p. 364.]