George Washington Papers

[Diary entry: 25 October 1785]

Tuesday 25th. Thermometer at 54 in the Morng. 58 at Noon and 56 at Night.

Forenoon clear and serene, and pleasant; but the Afternoon Windy & cold, with flying clouds. Wind about West.

Doctr. Craik went away before Breakfast—he intended to [go to] Alexa. but was to call upon John Alton.

Rid to my Plantation in the Neck. Found my Corn & Wheat there similar with those at the other plantations as described yesterday.

Finding the Seeds of the Honey locust had come nearly, or quite to a state of maturity although the thick part of the pod still retained its green colour I had them gathered, lest when ripe they should be gathered by others, to eat.

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