Sunday 17th. Thermometer at 66 in the Morning—72 at Noon and 70 at Night. Wind at No. Et. with clouds and appearances of Rain but none fell—except what fell in the Night.
- Cite as
- “[Diary entry: 17 August 1788],” Founders Online, National Archives, last modified March 30, 2017, http://founders.archives.gov/documents/Washington/01-05-02-0004-0008-0017. [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. 380.]