Sunday 3d. Thermometer at 70 in the Morng.—81 at Noon and 79 at Night. Wind South; and raining moderately from about five Oclock till nearly 7 when it ceased, and cleared—the Wd. remaining in the same place and continuing warm.
“[Diary entry: 3 August 1788],” Founders Online, National Archives, last modified December 28, 2016, http://founders.archives.gov/documents/Washington/01-05-02-0004-0008-0003. [Original source: The Diaries of George Washington, vol. 5, 1 July 1786 – 31 December 1789, ed. Donald Jackson and Dorothy Twohig. Charlottesville: University Press of Virginia, 1979, p. 373.]