George Washington Papers

From George Washington to Thomas Pinckney, 7 May 1792

To Thomas Pinckney

[Philadelphia] Monday 7th May 1792

Dear Sir,

It has been discovered that, in the Card sent Mrs Pinckney and yourself to dine with me to day, Miss Elliot was not included. Be so good as to present Mrs Washington’s compliments and mine to her, and request the favor of her Company also. I am—Dear Sir Your Obedient Servt

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Elizabeth (Betsey) Motte Pinckney (c.1761–1794) had married Thomas Pinckney in July 1779. The “Miss Elliot” referred to in this letter has not been identified.

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