George Washington Papers

[Diary entry: 12 January 1786]

Thursday 12th. Thermometer at 28 in the Morning—39 at Noon and 40 at Night.

The Snow which fell yesterday had not covered the ground more than ¾ of an inch thick.

A very heavy hoar frost this Morning. Day calm, and the evening clear, and remarkably pleasant & warm.

Mr. Shaw went up to the Ball at Alexandria.

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