Journals

Third Journey (MS 107/2)

24th October 1778


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[24th October 1778]
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betrokken sneeuwlugt. stormbuyen uit den n.w en :w: met sneeuw op de sneeuwbergen, dog by ons wat regen en enige vlokken sneeuw, de wind schoot met den middag in het z:o: kregen enige regen en hagel buyen, waarna met son onder stil en helder weer wierd dog kout term: sons op 56 tot 60 daal t: 50.

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[24th October 1778]
24

Overcast, snowy sky. Storms from the north-west and west with snow on the Sneeuberg, but here a little rain and some snowflakes. At midday the wind veered round to the south east We had some showers of rain and hail. After this, at sunset, it became calm and clear, though cold. Thermometer: Sunrise 56 degrees to 60 degrees then fell to 50 degrees.