George Washington Papers

From George Washington to Anthony Walton White, 6 October 1794

To Anthony Walton White

Monday 6. October [1794]

The President of the U. States requests the pleasure of Genl Whites and Aids company to dine tomorrow at Mr Pollock’s tavern at 3 o’Clock.1

D, NjP: Von Hemert Autograph Collection. Anthony Walton White of New Jersey was serving as a brigadier general of cavalry during the Whiskey Insurrection campaign.

1James Pollock (d. 1800) kept a tavern at the southwest corner of High and Pitt streets in Carlisle (Merri Lou Scribner Schaumann, Taverns of Cumberland County Pennsylvania 1750–1840 [Carlisle, Pa., 1994], 30).

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