George Washington Papers

[Diary entry: 9 December 1787]

Sunday 9th. Thermometer at 32 in the Morning—38 at Noon And 36 at Night. The Wind having shifted to the No. Wt. in the Night it cleared and grew cold. In the Morning the ground was hard froze & the Weather very clear as it continued to be all day—the wind tho’ not hard remaining at No. Wt.

Colos. Fitzgerald & Gilpin, Captn. Conway & Mr. Herbert, Mr. Hartshorne & Doctr. Craik Junr. came here to Dinner & returned afterwards.

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