George Washington Papers

[Diary entry: 8 December 1786]

Friday 8th. Mercury at 38 in the Morning—34 at Noon and 34 at Night.

Wind Southerly all day & with the rain that fell last Night, and at intervals to day occasioned much Water in and on the Earth. Towds. Night a mixture of snow and fine hail began (from the No. West) & continued through the night.

Rid to where the Ditchers were at work and to the Ferry Plantation.

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