George Washington Papers

[Diary entry: 5 October 1786]

Thursday 5th. Mercury at 70 in the Morng.—72 at Noon and 68 at Night.

A good deal of Rain fell in the Night; & a great deal in the course of this day (with the Wind from the So. East & sometimes very high) which occasioned very high tides, and high freshes. At home all day.

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