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17 May, 1787: George Washington's Diary Entry

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South Carolina receives a delegation. Link to Library of Congress collection in box below.

National Archives, Founders Online Transcription: Thursday 17th. Mr. Rutledge from Charleston and Mr. Chs. Pinkney from Congress having arrived gave a representation to So: Carolina and Colo. Mason getting in this Evening placed all the Delegates from Virginia on the floor of Convention. Dined at Mr. Powells and drk. Tea there.

Reference: “[Diary entry: 17 May 1787],” Founders Online, National Archives, last modified November 26, 2017, http://founders.archives.gov/documents/Washington/01-05-02-0002-0005-0017. [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. 158.]

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South Carolina receives a delegation. Link to Library of Congress collection in box below.

National Archives, Founders Online Transcription: Thursday 17th. Mr. Rutledge from Charleston and Mr. Chs. Pinkney from Congress having arrived gave a representation to So: Carolina and Colo. Mason getting in this Evening placed all the Delegates from Virginia on the floor of Convention. Dined at Mr. Powells and drk. Tea there.

Reference: “[Diary entry: 17 May 1787],” Founders Online, National Archives, last modified November 26, 2017, http://founders.archives.gov/documents/Washington/01-05-02-0002-0005-0017. [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. 158.]

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