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From George Washington to Elizabeth Powel, 23 July 1787

To Elizabeth Powel

[Philadelphia] Monday Morng [23 July 1787]

Genl Washington presents his respectful Compliments to Mrs Powell and will do himself the honor of calling upon her at, or before 5 oclock (in his Carriage) in hopes of the pleasure of conducting her to Lansdown this Evening.1

AL, ViMtvL.

1GW’s diary entry for Monday, 23 July, was: “In Convention as usual. Dined at Mr. [Robert] Morris’s and drank Tea at Lansdown (the Seat of Mr. [John] Penn)” (Diaries description begins Donald Jackson and Dorothy Twohig, eds. The Diaries of George Washington. 6 vols. Charlottesville, Va., 1976–79. description ends , 5:177).

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