Dispatch from Richmond,
The Pennsylvania Packet, and Daily
21 April 1787
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It is with peculiar satisfaction we inform the public, that
our illustrious fellow citizen, GEORGE WASHINGTON, Esq. has
consented to serve on the ensuing federal convention to be held
in Philadelphia the second Monday in May next: and that his
Excellency Edmund Randolph, Esq. proposes leaving this City
early in that month, on the same business.
The following is adapted from Abbot, W.W., ed, et al. The Papers of George Washington, Confederation
Series, vol. 5, February - December 1787. (Charlottesville and London:
University Press of Virginia, 1997), 153.