To Elizabeth Powel
[Philadelphia] Monday Morng [23 July 1787]
Genl Washington presents his respectful Compliments to Mrs Powell and will do himself the honor of calling upon her at, or before 5 oclock (in his Carriage) in hopes of the pleasure of conducting her to Lansdown this Evening.1
1. GW’s diary entry for Monday, 23 July, was: “In Convention as usual. Dined at Mr. [Robert] Morris’s and drank Tea at Lansdown (the Seat of Mr. [John] Penn)” (Diaries description begins Donald Jackson and Dorothy Twohig, eds. The Diaries of George Washington. 6 vols. Charlottesville, Va., 1976–79. description ends , 5:177).