George Washington Papers

[Diary entry: 9 January 1789]

Friday 9th. Thermometer at 28 in the Morning—31 at Noon and 27 at Night. Wind fresh from No. Wt. all day and cold—in the evening calm.

Finished gathering Corn this day only at French’s—quantity [ ] Barrels of yellow which is an indifferent sort—much shrivelled & rotten. [ ] Barrls. of White Corn of the kind had in 1787 from Colo. Richard Henry Lee and [ ] Barrls. of rotten or faulty. I remained at home all day.

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