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[Diary entry: 20 September 1774]

20. Dined with Mr. Fisher the Mayor.

William Fisher, a Quaker merchant, was mayor of Philadelphia 1773–74. He had been a member of the common council of Philadelphia 1767–70 and of the board of aldermen 1770–76 (LOYALIST description begins “A Loyalist’s Account of Certain Occurrences in Philadelphia after Cornwallis’s Surrender at Yorktown.” Pennsylvania Magazine of History and Biography 16 (1892): 103–7. description ends , 105, n.1).

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