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23 May, 1787: George Washington's Diary Entry

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No more states represented. Link to Library of Congress collection in box below.

National Archives, Founders Online transcription: Wednesday 23d. No more States being represented I rid to Genl. Mifflins to breakfast—after which in Company with him Mr. Madison, Mr. Rutledge and others I crossed the Schuylkill above the Falls. Visited Mr. Peters—Mr. Penns Seat, and Mr. Wm. Hamiltons. Dined at Mr. Chews—with the Wedding guests (Colo. Howard of Baltimore having married his daughter Peggy). Drank Tea there in a very large Circle of Ladies.

Reference: “[Diary entry: 23 May 1787],” Founders Online, National Archives, last modified November 26, 2017, http://founders.archives.gov/documents/Washington/01-05-02-0002-0005-0023. [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. 160.]

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No more states represented. Link to Library of Congress collection in box below.

National Archives, Founders Online transcription: Wednesday 23d. No more States being represented I rid to Genl. Mifflins to breakfast—after which in Company with him Mr. Madison, Mr. Rutledge and others I crossed the Schuylkill above the Falls. Visited Mr. Peters—Mr. Penns Seat, and Mr. Wm. Hamiltons. Dined at Mr. Chews—with the Wedding guests (Colo. Howard of Baltimore having married his daughter Peggy). Drank Tea there in a very large Circle of Ladies.

Reference: “[Diary entry: 23 May 1787],” Founders Online, National Archives, last modified November 26, 2017, http://founders.archives.gov/documents/Washington/01-05-02-0002-0005-0023. [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. 160.]

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