George Washington Papers

[Diary entry: 4 February 1788]

Monday 4. Thermometer at 32 in the Morning—42 at Noon And 38 at Night. Clear with the Wind at South in the Morning—West afterwards, & violent. The Ice very much broken by it.

Visited the Plantation at Dogue run. Women still about the cross fence.

Attempted to plow, but found it impracticable the ground not being thawed more than two or 3 Inches.

All other work as usual. Doctr. Stuart went away after Dinner.

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