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[Diary entry: 24 May 1799]

24. A good deal of Rain fell last Night; day warm, & Wind Southerly. Mer. 78 abt. Noon & 70 at Night. Rain in the afternoon by Showers. Colo. Ball came to breakfast, and went away after dinner. Mr. T: Peter & Mrs. Peter & young Powell came to dinner.

Young Powell may be William H. Powell (d. 1802), who asked GW for a recommendation for an officer’s commission in the provisional army (GW to James McHenry, 30 June 1799, DLC:GW).

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