George Washington Papers

[Diary entry: 26 January 1786]

Thursday 26th. Thermometer at 33 in the Morng.—[ ] at Noon and 39 at Night.

Clear and pleasant all day and more especially in the afternoon—Not much wind, but that from the No. West.

Renewed my Ice operation to day, employing as many hands as I conveniently could in gettg. it from the Maryland shore, carting, and pounding it.

Mr. Shaw went up to the dancing assembly at Alexandria after Dinner.

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