24th. Hard frost—flying clouds in the forenoon but clear afterwards. Wind fresh from the No. West & very cold. No thawing even in the Sun at Mid day though the roads & fields in many places were uncoverd.
- Cite as
- “[Diary entry: 24 February 1780],” Founders Online, National Archives, last modified December 28, 2016, http://founders.archives.gov/documents/Washington/01-03-02-0006-0003-0024. [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. 346.]