George Washington Papers

[Diary entry: 20 June 1787]

Wednesday. 20th. Attended Convention. Dined at Mr. Meridiths & drank Tea there.

mr. meridiths: Samuel Meredith (1741–1817) had been a brigadier general under GW during the New Jersey campaigns (1777–78) and was now a Pennsylvania delegate to Congress. In 1789 GW appointed him first treasurer of the United States. His home was on Front Street between Arch and Race streets.

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