George Washington Papers

[Diary entry: 26 January 1785]

Wednesday 26th. Mercury at 29 in the Morning, 38 at Noon & 39 at Night.

But little Wind and that from the Southward—day clear & very pleasant overhead, but sloppy & disagreeable under foot, after it began to thaw—the ground having been hard froze in the Morning—which freezings & thawings it is apprehended, will be very injurious to the Winter grain.

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