George Washington Papers

[Diary entry: 23 May 1785]

Monday 23d. Mercury at 62 in the Morning—70 at Noon and 72 at Night.

Calm, cloudy, & warm all day; at times, when the sun came out it was hot. Veg[it]ation rapid by the warmth & moisture of the weather.

Set out the Palmeto Royal in my garden—in number [ ] Plants and put the box in which the Magnolio, live oak & Sower Oranges were in the Area in front of the Green House.

Doctr. Stuart went away after Dinner. Mrs. Stuart & the Girls remained.

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