George Washington Papers

[Diary entry: 24 May 1787]

Thursday 24th. No more States represented.

Dined and drank Tea at Mr. John Ross’s.

One of my Postilion boys (Paris) being sick, requested Doctr. Jones to attend him.

Dr. John Jones (1729–1791), who had studied medicine in Europe, helped organize the medical department of the Continental Army, published several important medical papers, and was an organizer and first vice-president of the College of Physicians of Philadelphia.

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