George Washington Papers

[Diary entry: 24 February 1785]

Thursday 24th. Mercury at 40 in the Morning, 44 at Noon and 42 at Night.

About two Inches of Snow fell in the Night. Before daylight, it began to rain, and continued to do so until near Sundown when it ceased, & the horizon became clear to the Westward.

Prevented by the weather from preparing my grounds or transplanting trees.

Wind Eastwardly in the forenoon & westwardly afterwds.

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