George Washington Papers

[Diary entry: 13 October 1789]

Tuesday 13th. At two Oclock received the Address from the People called Quakers.

A good many Gentlemen attended the Levee to day.

the address: presumably a statement of support for GW by “the Religious Society called Quakers, from their Yearly Meeting for Pennsylvania, NewJersey, and the western Parts of Virginia and Maryland” (NHyF: Collection of Naval and Marine Manuscripts). The meeting was held 28 Sept.—3 Oct. 1789. A copy of GW’s undated reply is in NHyF: Collection of Naval and Marine Manuscripts.

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