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14 May, 1787: George Washington's Diary Entry

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Only two states represented. Link to Library of Congress collection in box below.

National Archives, Founders Online Transcription: This being the day appointed for the Convention to meet, such Members as were in town assembled at the State Ho[use]; but only two States being represented—viz.—Virginia & Pensylvania—agreed to attend at the same place at 11 ’Oclock to morrow. Dined in a family way at Mr. Morris’s.

Reference: “[Diary entry: 14 May 1787],” Founders Online, National Archives, last modified November 26, 2017, http://founders.archives.gov/documents/Washington/01-05-02-0002-0005-0014. [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. 156.]

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Only two states represented. Link to Library of Congress collection in box below.

National Archives, Founders Online Transcription: This being the day appointed for the Convention to meet, such Members as were in town assembled at the State Ho[use]; but only two States being represented—viz.—Virginia & Pensylvania—agreed to attend at the same place at 11 ’Oclock to morrow. Dined in a family way at Mr. Morris’s.

Reference: “[Diary entry: 14 May 1787],” Founders Online, National Archives, last modified November 26, 2017, http://founders.archives.gov/documents/Washington/01-05-02-0002-0005-0014. [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. 156.]

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