Tuesday 5th. Several Members of Congress called in the forenoon to pay their respects on their arrival in Town but though a respectable Levee at the usual hour, three Oclock the Visitors were not numerous.
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- “[Diary entry: 5 January 1790],” Founders Online, National Archives, last modified December 28, 2016, http://founders.archives.gov/documents/Washington/01-06-02-0001-0001-0005. [Original source: The Diaries of George Washington, vol. 6, 1 January 1790 – 13 December 1799, ed. Donald Jackson and Dorothy Twohig. Charlottesville: University Press of Virginia, 1979, p. 2.]