George Washington Papers

[Diary entry: 1 January 1799]

Jany. 1. Raining Slowly until the Afternoon when it cleared. Wind southerly. Mer. 38. Ih.

Diary entries for 1–21 Jan. 1799 are from a diary page at PHi: Gratz Collection. The first part of this section of the diary has a number of cryptic abbreviations in GW’s handwriting, some of which appear to have been added at a later date. See editorial note to the 1795 diary.

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