In Their Own Words
August 30, 1738
Welcome Rain after Heat
William Stephens wrote of some welcome rain after a spell of intense heat:
“…Fine Rain, very comfortable and refreshing, after violent Heat for awhile past, was the best worth Notice of any Thing that this Day produced.”
Source: Allen D. Candler, ed. The Colonial Records of the State of Georgia, Vol. IV, Stephens’ Journal 1737-1740, Atlanta, GA, 1906, p. 191.