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G: Washington presents his most respectful compliments to Mrs Powell—he will be particularly careful of the letter and Box for Mrs Fitzhugh —& only laments that it is not in his power to call & ask Mrs Powell’s other commands—the Meeting of the Society will be at nine, immediately after wch the Genl will leave the City. He prays Mr Powell to accept his best respects. AL , ViMtvL . Elizabeth...
Gen. Washington presents respectful compliments to Mrs Powell, & prays her acceptance of the Vision of Columbus which he promised some days ago, the Copies thereof, for which he subscribed some years since, having just come to hand. AL , ViMtvL . GW had subscribed to twenty copies of Joel Barlow’s The Vision of Columbus , several of which he gave away in Philadelphia. See the entry for 18 May...
Genl Washington presents his Compliments to Mrs. Powell & begs to know at what hour she would choose to have the Carriage—at 7 Oclock it is to go to Mr & Mrs Lloyd. AL , ViMtvL . GW’s carriage was not available to him in Philadelphia after the end of July, and he was otherwise engaged on the last three Tuesday nights in July, suggesting that this missive to Mrs. Powel must have been dated no...
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. AL , ViMtvL . GW’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)”...
Genl Washington presents his respectful compliments to Mrs Powell, and would, with great pleasure, have made one of a party for the School for Scandall this evening; had not every thing been arranged, & Mr Govr Morris and himself on the point of stepping into the Carriage for a fishing expedition at Jenny Moores; at which place Mr & Mrs Robt Morris are to be to morrow, to partake of the...
Genl Washington presents respectful compliments to Mrs Powell. The afternoons being short, it is proposed, to set off for Mr Pen’s precisely at 4 Oclock; for this purpose the Generals horses & Servts will be at Mr Powells a quarter before that hour; & the General will be ready for Mr Powells call at it. AL , ViMtvL . On Friday, 31 Aug., after dining at Robert Morris’s, GW “with a Party went to...
Genl Washington presents his respectful compliments to Mrs Powell. He has, with much pleasure, perused the enclosed. He finds the sentiments perfectly just—the advice good, and he is persuaded of the favourable reception, and efficacy of them in the mind of his Nephew. AL , ViMtvL . The “enclosed” has not been identified.