George Washington Papers

[Diary entry: 13 January 1788]

Sunday 13th. Thermometer at 24 in the Morning—28 at Noon and 24 at Night. Weather more temperate with respect to cold but about 11 oclock it began to Snow and continued to do so more or less till 9 Oclock at Night adding about 2 or 3 Inches to what had fallen before. Wind was at So. East all day but at Night shifted to No. Wt.

The Weather prevented my settg. out for the meeting at Shanandoah.

Colo. Hooe, a Mr. Wickoff and a Captn. Thomas came here to dinner and returned in the evening.

mr. wickoff: Isaac Wikoff (d. 1814) or Peter Wikoff, both merchants of Philadelphia (RUSH description begins L. H. Butterfield, ed. Letters of Benjamin Rush. 2 vols. Princeton, N.J., 1951. description ends , 2:676, n.10; PA. ARCH. description begins Samuel Hazard et al., eds. Pennsylvania Archives. 9 ser., 138 vols. Philadelphia and Harrisburg, 1852–1949. description ends , 2d ser., 8:274–75, 3d ser., 10:664–65, 14:166, 171, 298).

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