George Washington Papers

[Diary entry: 6 September 1787]

Thursday 6th. In Convention. Dined at Doctr. Hutchinson’s and spent the afternoon and evening at Mr. Morris’s.

Dr. James Hutchinson (1752–1793) lived on south Second Street between Walnut and Spruce streets (Pa. Mag., 11 [1887], 307). He was surgeon general of Pennsylvania (1778–84), taught at the University of Pennsylvania, and died while fighting the 1793 yellow fever epidemic in Philadelphia.

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