George Washington Papers

[Diary entry: 23 September 1785]

Friday 23d. After taking an Early breakfast at Mr. Hipkins’s I set out & reached home about 11 Oclock.

Thermometer at 62 in the Morning—62 at Noon and 62 at Night.

Morning cloudy, and afternoon raining. Wind at No. Et.

About One Oclock My Nepw. G. A. Washington & the two Mr. Bassetts arrived.

Found the late rains had brought up the Seeds of the pride of China, and several more of the Palmetto.

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