George Washington Papers

[Diary entry: 22 August 1785]

Monday 22d. Mercury at 78 in the Morning—77 at Noon and 77 at Night.

Very cloudy morning with the Wind at So. West. About 8 Oclock it began to rain moderately and with intervals continued to do so through the day, and Night—but as the rain was fine, & not const[an]t the ground was not penetrated deep by it especially where it was before hard.

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