16. Ground very hard froze. Morng. clear, and Wind cold from the No. West which blew hard all day & very piercing.
- Cite as
- “[Diary entry: 16 March 1771],” Founders Online, National Archives, last modified December 28, 2016, http://founders.archives.gov/documents/Washington/01-03-02-0001-0006-0016. [Original source: The Diaries of George Washington, vol. 3, 1 January 1771–5 November 1781, ed. Donald Jackson. Charlottesville: University Press of Virginia, 1978, p. 17.]