U.S. Constitution

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Title Daily Entry
04 April 1792

GW at Philadelphia. GW wrote asking Thomas Jefferson if Va. Congressman Alexander White thought that Daniel Morgan would accept a commission in fighting hostile Indians.

03 April 1792

GW at Philadelphia. GW sent Thomas Jefferson an unidentified enclosure, which concerned the loan to fund construction in the federal city drawn up by Philadelphia merchant Samuel Blodget, Jr.

01 March 1791

GW at Philadelphia. GW wrote to John Adams requesting his attendance at a Senate Convention he had called for Friday, 4 March.

23 February 1791

GW at Philadelphia.

15 February 1791

GW at Philadelphia. Thomas Jefferson wrote GW a letter detailing how the establishment of a Bank of the United States would be unconstitutional.

12 February 1791

GW at Philadelphia. Former Continental army officer Nicholas Fish wrote GW asking for an appointment to the office of Inspector for the District of N.Y. He would receive an appointment in 1793.

01 April 1797

GW attended a dinner apparently given in his honor at the Masonic Lodge in Alexandria, Va.  In his reply to a complimentary address, GW reportedly said: “If it has pleased the supreme architect of

05 April 1797

GW at Mount Vernon.

28 January 1790

GW in N.Y. GW sent a copy to Congress of the R.I. legislature act that called for a convention to discuss ratification of the Constitution.

24 January 1790

GW, in N.Y., noted in his diary that he went to St. Paul’s Chapel in the morning, and spent the afternoon writing private letters. He wrote to N.J.