To James Tilghman, Jr.
Mount Vernon 23d Mar. 73
I expect Govr Eden, and some Gentlemen from Maryland here this afternoon1—If you are disengaged, I should be glad if you would come down & stay with us a day or two, or as long as they remain with Yr Most Obedt Servt
1. GW’s diary entry for 23 Mar. reads: “Went over to Mr. Wm. Digges’s to Dinner, to meet Govr. [Robert] Eden who with Mr. [Benedict] Calvert, Mr. Digges, Mr. Geo. Digges & Mr. Custis returnd with me. Found Mr. Loyd Dulany here” (Diaries description begins Donald Jackson and Dorothy Twohig, eds. The Diaries of George Washington. 6 vols. Charlottesville, Va., 1976–79. description ends , 3:167).