George Washington Papers

[Diary entry: 20 October 1774]

20. Dind at the New Tavern with the Pensa. Assembly. Went to the Ball afterwards.

dind at the new tavern: “On Thursday last an elegant entertainment was given at the City Tavern, by the Assembly of this province, to the Gentlemen of the Congress” (Pa. Packet, 24 Oct. 1774). GW’s cash memoranda book shows a payment of 7s. for the ball ticket and a 1s. offering to Christ Church (CSmH).

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