16. Very hard frost. The River which hath never been clear of Ice since the 6th. was quite shut up today. Morng. clear & cold, wind Northly.—afternn. wind Southly.
- Cite as
- “[Diary entry: 16 February 1769],” Founders Online, National Archives, last modified December 28, 2016, http://founders.archives.gov/documents/Washington/01-02-02-0004-0005-0016. [Original source: The Diaries of George Washington, vol. 2, 14 January 1766 – 31 December 1770, ed. Donald Jackson. Charlottesville: University Press of Virginia, 1976, p. 130.]