8th. Clear & pleasant in the morning with little or no Wind. Afterwards the Wind freshned from the Eastward. Grew rather cool and in the evening began a misty kind of Rain.
- Cite as
- “[Diary entry: 8 April 1780],” Founders Online, National Archives, last modified December 28, 2016, http://founders.archives.gov/documents/Washington/01-03-02-0006-0005-0008. [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. 350.]