Washington, George, 1732-1799. The writings of George Washington from the original manuscript sources
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  • Front Matter
  • Recipient To EDWARD PEMBERTON
  • Recipient To NICHOLAS PIKE
  • Recipient To MRS. ELIZA HARRIOT O'CONNOR
  • Recipient *To REVEREND JOHN LATHROP
  • Recipient *To JAMES MADISON
  • Recipient To CHARLES MORROW
  • Recipient *To MATHEW CAREY
  • Recipient To CHARLES CARTER
  • Recipient To CHARLES COTESWORTH PINCKNEY
  • Recipient To BENJAMIN LINCOLN
  • Recipient To THOMAS NEWTON, JUNIOR
  • Recipient To GUSTAVUS SCOTT15
  • Recipient To SAMUEL HOLDEN PARSONS
  • Recipient To THE SECRETARY FOR FOREIGN AFFAIRS
  • Recipient To PETERSON & TAYLOR
  • Recipient To PRESIDENT JOHN LANGDON
  • Recipient To CLEMENT BIDDLE
  • Recipient To JONATHAN TRUMBULL
  • Recipient To MATHEW CAREY
  • Recipient To NATHANIEL GORHAM
  • Recipient To SAMUEL HANSON
  • Recipient To ROBERT TOWNSEND HOOE
  • Recipient To NOAH WEBSTER
  • Recipient To JAMES McHENRY
  • Recipient To THOMAS NEWTON, JUNIOR
  • Recipient *To JAMES GIBBONS
  • Recipient *To GEORGE GILPIN AND JOHN FITZGERALD
  • Recipient To JAMES MADISON
  • Recipient To THOMAS NELSON
  • Recipient To THE SECRETARY FOR FOREIGN AFFAIRS
  • Recipient To CLEMENT BIDDLE
  • Recipient To DOCTOR JAMES CRAIK
  • Recipient To SAMUEL HANSON
  • Recipient To GEORGE STEPTOE WASHINGTON
  • Recipient To CLEMENT BIDDLE
  • Recipient To — CAVERLY
  • Recipient To JOHN MARSHALL
  • Recipient To CHARLES PETTIT
  • Recipient To JAMES MERCER
  • Recipient To ELÉONOR FRANÇOIS ÉLIE, COMTE DE MOUSTIER
  • Recipient *To JOHN BEALE BORDLEY48
  • Recipient To JAMES MADISON
  • Recipient To AUGUSTIN, COMTE DE GRASSE
  • Recipient *To WILLIAM TUDOR
  • Recipient To JAMES SWAN
  • Recipient To DOCTOR THOMAS THOMSON57
  • Recipient To JOHN FITZGERALD AND GEORGE GILPIN
  • Recipient To THOMAS HANSON MARSHALL63
  • Recipient To GOVERNOR WILLIAM SMALLWOOD
  • Recipient To GEORGE MORGAN
  • Recipient *To CLEMENT BIDDLE
  • Recipient To BENJAMIN LINCOLN
  • Recipient To REVEREND JONATHAN EDWARDS70
  • Recipient To GEORGE RICHARDS MINOT
  • Recipient To ALEXANDER HAMILTON
  • Recipient To J.P. BRISSOT DE WARVILLE
  • Recipient To JOHN MARY
  • Recipient To JOSEPH MANDRILLON
  • Recipient *To SIR EDWARD NEWENHAM
  • Recipient To WILLIAM STEPHENS SMITH
  • Recipient To DANIEL MORGAN
  • Recipient *To ANNIS BOUDINOT STOCKTON
  • Recipient *To THOMAS JOHNSON
  • Recipient To DOCTOR THOMAS RUSTON
  • Recipient *To THOMAS JEFFERSON
  • Recipient To THOMAS BARCLAY
  • Recipient To WILLIAM PIERCE2
  • Recipient To JOHN SULLIVAN
  • Recipient To WILLIAM BARTON
  • Recipient To THOMAS SMITH
  • Recipient To JOHN CANNON
  • Recipient To SAMUEL POWEL
  • Recipient To WILLIAM BEAN10
  • Recipient To CLEMENT BIDDLE
  • Recipient To JOHN LEWIS
  • Recipient To THOMAS PETERS
  • Recipient To DOCTOR THOMAS THOMSON
  • Recipient To HENRY LEE
  • Recipient *To SAMUEL POWEL
  • Recipient To JAMES MADISON
  • Recipient To N— DU BEY
  • Recipient To REVEREND FRANCIS ADRIAN VANDERKEMP
  • Recipient To SAMUEL MILFORD
  • Recipient To THE MARQUIS DE BOUILLÉ25
  • Recipient To THOMAS LEWIS
  • Recipient To CLEMENT BIDDLE
  • Recipient To EMBREE & SHOTWELL
  • Recipient To ALEXANDER HAMILTON
  • Recipient To THOMAS SNOWDEN
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  • Recipient To THOMAS NEWTON, JUNIOR
  • Recipient To CLEMENT BIDDLE
  • Recipient To MRS. ELIZA HARRIOT O'CONNOR
  • Recipient To ELÉONOR FRANÇOIS ÉLIE,COMTE DE MOUSTIER
  • Recipient To ALEXANDER HAMILTON
  • Recipient To PHILIP FENDALL
  • Recipient To BENJAMIN LINCOLN
  • Recipient To THOMAS MONTGOMERIE
  • Recipient To MATHEW CAREY
  • Recipient To WILLIAM IRVINE
  • Recipient To PHILIP JOSEPH DE L'ETOMBE
  • Recipient To BATTAILE MUSE
  • Recipient To BENJAMIN LINCOLN
  • Recipient *To BUSHROD WASHINGTON
  • Recipient To JAMES MADISON
  • Recipient To JOHN DANDRIDGE
  • Recipient To DOCTOR THOMAS RUSTON
  • Recipient *To BUSHROD WASHINGTON
  • Recipient *To DAVID STUART
  • Recipient *To COMTE DE ROCHAMBEAU
  • Recipient To ARTHUR YOUNG
  • Recipient To JOSEPH MANDRILLON
  • Recipient To MARQUIS DE CHASTELLUX
  • Recipient To CLEMENT BIDDLE
  • Recipient To THOMAS JEFFERSON
  • Recipient To MARQUIS DE LAFAYETTE
  • Recipient To ROBERT DICK
  • Recipient To GOUVERNEUR MORRIS
  • Recipient To HENRY LEE
  • Recipient To THOMAS LEWIS
  • Recipient To DAVID STUART
  • Recipient To JONATHAN TRUMBULL
  • Recipient *To ARTHUR YOUNG
  • Recipient To MRS. ANNA WELSH
  • Section *CERTIFICATE
  • Recipient To HENRY LEE
  • Recipient To LEWIS MORRIS
  • Section *REFERENCES AND OBSERVATIONS
  • Recipient *To ELÉONOR FRANÇOIS ÉLIE,COMTE DE MOUSTIER
  • Recipient To THOMAS NEWTON, JUNIOR
  • Recipient To JOHN BRENT
  • Recipient To PAUL BENTALOUR
  • Recipient To WARNER LEWIS
  • Recipient To ROBERT DICK
  • Recipient To REVEREND WILLIAM GORDON
  • Recipient To BENJAMIN FISHBOURN
  • Recipient To EMBREE & SHOTWELL
  • Recipient To JOHN CANNON
  • Recipient To THOMAS SMITH
  • Recipient To THE SECRETARY AT WAR
  • Recipient To HENRY EMANUEL LUTTERLOH
  • Recipient To WILLIAM PIERCE
  • Recipient *To JAMES MADISON
  • Recipient To CLEMENT BIDDLE
  • Recipient To SAMUEL HANSON
  • Recipient To ROBERT MORRIS
  • Recipient To GARRETT COTTRINGER
  • Recipient To SAMUEL HANSON
  • Recipient To BATTAILE MUSE
  • Recipient To HENRY LEE
  • Recipient To CLEMENT BIDDLE
  • Recipient To ROBERT CHAMBERS
  • Recipient *To THE SECRETARY AT WAR
  • Recipient To MARQUIS DE LAFAYETTE
  • Recipient To COMTE DE ROCHAMBEAU
  • Recipient To BENJAMIN LINCOLN
  • Section *STATEMENT OF FACTS
  • Recipient To GOVERNOR JOHN EAGER HOWARD
  • Recipient To SAMUEL POWEL
  • Recipient To FRANCIS HOPKINSON
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  • Recipient *To THOMAS JEFFERSON
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  • Recipient To JAMES MADISON
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  • Recipient To CHEVALIER D'ANNEMOURS45
  • Recipient To CAPTAINDENIS NICOLAS COTTINEAU DE KERLOGUIN
  • Recipient To REVEREND WILLIAM GORDON
  • Recipient To JAMES MONROE
  • Recipient To REVEREND WILLIAM WEST
  • Recipient To HARRY INNES
  • Recipient To THOMAS BARCLAY
  • Recipient To WILLIAM PERSSE57
  • Recipient To SIR EDWARD NEWENHAM
  • Recipient To THE SECRETARY AT WAR
  • Recipient To HUGH YOUNG62
  • Recipient To FRANCIS PEYTON
  • Recipient *To RICHARD CONWAY64
  • Recipient To SAMUEL MEREDITH
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  • Recipient To BENJAMIN HARRISON
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  • Recipient To ELIZABETH WASHINGTON LEWIS
  • Recipient To DOCTOR FREDERICK PHILE
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  • Recipient To JOHN MARSHALL
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  • Recipient To ROBERT DICK83
  • Recipient To ANNIS BOUDINOT STOCKTON
  • Recipient To GUSTAVUS SCOTT
  • Recipient To SAMUEL VAUGHAN
  • Recipient To EDWARD STEVENS
  • Recipient To SAMUEL VAUGHAN, JUNIOR
  • Recipient To JOHN CANNON
  • Recipient To GEORGE STEPTOE WASHINGTON
  • Recipient To GEORGE MASON
  • Recipient *To ROBERT LEWIS
  • Recipient To GOVERNOR GEORGE CLINTON
  • Recipient To JOHN DANDRIDGE
  • Recipient To THOMAS MARSHALL
  • Recipient To WILLIAM CRAIK
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  • Recipient *To JAMES MADISON
  • Recipient *To GEORGE AUGUSTINE WASHINGTON
  • Recipient To BATTAILE MUSE
  • Recipient To THOMAS LEWIS
  • Recipient To THOMAS GREEN
  • Recipient *To JOHN FAIRFAX
  • Recipient To WILLIAM HARTSHORNE9
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  • Recipient *To JAMES McHENRY
  • Recipient To WILLIAM MILNOR
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  • Recipient To JOHN FRANCIS MERCER
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  • Recipient To JOHN BROWN19
  • Recipient To REVEREND BRYAN FAIRFAX
  • Recipient To JAMES DUNLOP22
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  • Recipient To DANIEL HINSDALE28
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  • Recipient To HECTOR ST. JOHN DE CREVECŒUR
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  • Recipient To DANIEL BRODHEAD
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  • Recipient *To JOHN LANGDON35
  • Recipient To CHARLES THOMSON37
  • Recipient To THE MAYOR, CORPORATION, AND CITIZENSOF ALEXANDRIA
  • Recipient *To THE CITIZENS OF BALTIMORE
  • Recipient *To JOHN LANGDON
  • Recipient To THE PRESIDENT OF THE STATE OFPENNSYLVANIA44
  • Recipient *To THE LADIES OF TRENTON WHO ASSEMBLEDAT THE TRIUMPHAL ARCH46
  • Section *THE FIRST INAUGURAL ADDRESS
  • Section *[PROPOSED ADDRESS TO CONGRESS]51
  • Recipient To THOMAS RANDALL
  • Recipient *To EDWARD RUTLEDGE
  • Recipient *To JAMES MADISON
  • Recipient To DOCTOR WILLIAM SHIPPEN
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  • Recipient To JAMES BOWDOIN
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  • Recipient To WILLIAM HEATH
  • Recipient To GOVERNOR JOHN HANCOCK
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  • Recipient To JOHN CAMPBELL
  • Section &QUERIES ON A LINE OF CONDUCT TO BE PURSUEDBY THE PRESIDENT
  • Recipient To JAMES MADISON
  • Recipient To THE ACTING SECRETARY FORFOREIGN AFFAIRS
  • Recipient To JAMES MADISON
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  • Recipient To GEORGE PLATER.
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  • Recipient To GOVERNOR BEVERLEY RANDOLPH
  • Recipient To MARY WOOSTER97
  • Recipient To CAPTAINS DE MOLITOE AND VULTEIUS
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  • Recipient To ELÉONOR FRANĈOIS ÉLIE,COMTE DE MOUSTIER
  • Recipient To CALEB GIBBS
  • Recipient To REVEREND JOHN GABRIEL GEBHARD
  • Recipient To GOVERNOR GEORGE WALTON16
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  • Recipient To JOHN CAMPBELL23
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  • Recipient To THE ACTING SECRETARY FORFOREIGN AFFAIRS
  • Section CIRCULAR TO THE SUPREME EXECUTIVESOF THE SEVERAL STATES
  • Recipient To WILLIAM LYLES
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  • Recipient To GOVERNOR BEVERLEY RANDOLPH
  • Recipient To THE ACTING POSTMASTER GENERAL50
  • Recipient To ABRAHAM HUNT51
  • Recipient To MATTHEW IRWIN53
  • Recipient To JAMES JACKSON56
  • Recipient *To CHARLES THOMSON
  • Recipient To DAVID STUART
  • Recipient To BUSHROD WASHINGTON
  • Recipient *To THOMAS NELSON
  • Recipient To SIR EDWARD NEWENHAM
  • Recipient To RICHARD HENRY LEE
  • Recipient *To JAMES MADISON
  • Recipient To THE SENATE
  • Recipient To THE SENATE ANDTHE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
  • Section SENTIMENTS EXPRESSED TO THE SENATE COMMITTEE76ON THE MODE OF COMMUNICATIONBETWEEN THE PRESIDENT AND THE SENATEON TREATIES AND NOMINATIONS
  • Section With respect to Nominations
  • Recipient *To JAMES MADISON
  • Recipient To THE SENATE
  • Recipient To WILSON MILES CARY
  • Section SENTIMENTS EXPRESSED TO THE SENATE COMMITTEEAT A SECOND CONFERENCE ON THEMODE OF COMMUNICATION BETWEEN THEPRESIDENT AND THE SENATE ON TREATIESAND NOMINATIONS82
  • Recipient To PIERCE BUTLER84
  • Recipient To BENJAMIN LINCOLN
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  • Recipient To THOMAS RANDALL, AUGUSTINE LAWRENCE,AND WILLIAM HEYER92
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  • Recipient To THE SECRETARY OF WAR
  • Recipient To REVEREND JOHN HURT3
  • Recipient To THE COMMISSIONERS FOR NEGOTIATING ATREATY WITH THE SOUTHERN INDIANS
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  • Recipient To THE SECRETARY OF WAR
  • Recipient To DOCTOR JAMES CRAIK
  • Recipient To EDMUND RANDOLPH
  • Recipient To ELIZABETH WASHINGTON LEWIS
  • Recipient To GEORGE GILPIN
  • Recipient To ARTHUR CAMPBELL27
  • Recipient To MRS. MARGARET CARROLL29
  • Section TO THE SENATE
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  • Section *DAVID STUART
  • Recipient To BENJAMIN FRANKLIN
  • Recipient To THOMAS SMITH
  • Recipient To JOHN CANNON
  • Recipient To BENJAMIN FISHBOURN
  • Recipient *To THE SECRETARY OF THE TREASURY43
  • Recipient *To JAMES MADISON
  • Recipient *To THOMAS JOHNSON
  • Recipient To REVEREND SAMUEL LANGDON53
  • Recipient *To ROBERT HANSON HARRISON
  • Recipient To JOHN TAYLOR GILMAN
  • Recipient To EDMUND RANDOLPH
  • Recipient To EDMUND PENDLETON
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  • Recipient To JOHN RUTLEDGE
  • Recipient To THOMAS HARTLEY
  • Section Description
  • Recipient To THE SENATE ANDTHE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES68
  • Recipient To THE MARSHALS AND ATTORNEYS OFTHE SEVERAL DISTRICTS OF THE UNITED STATES
  • Recipient To THE ASSOCIATE JUSTICES OF THESUPREME COURT
  • Recipient To THE DISTRICT JUDGES OF THE UNITED STATES
  • Recipient To OTHO HOLLAND WILLIAMS
  • Recipient To THE SUPREME EXECUTIVES OF THE STATES
  • Section THANKSGIVING PROCLAMATION77
  • Recipient To THE ACTING SECRETARY OF STATE
  • Recipient To GOVERNOR ARTHUR ST. CLAIR
  • Recipient To THE KING OF FRANCE
  • Recipient To CHRISTIAN SENFF
  • Recipient To THOMAS NEWTON, JUNIOR
  • Recipient To REVEREND WILLIAM McWHIR
  • Recipient To HENDRICK WILMANS
  • Recipient To MRS. ELIZABETH WASHINGTON LEWIS
  • Recipient To COMTE DE ROCHAMBEAU
  • Recipient To MARQUIS DE LA ROUERIE90
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  • Recipient To COMTE D'ESTAING
  • Recipient To GOUVERNEUR MORRIS
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  • Recipient To THE SECRETARY OF THE TREASURY
  • Recipient *To THOMAS JEFFERSON
  • Recipient To MARQUIS DE LAFAYETTE
  • Recipient To MRS. MARGARET CARROLL
  • Recipient *To BURGES BALL AND CHARLES CARTER, JUNIOR
  • Recipient To GOVERNOR JOHN HANCOCK
  • Recipient To GOVERNOR JOHN HANCOCK
  • Recipient To GOVERNOR JOHN HANCOCK
  • Section *PLAN OF AMERICAN FINANCE
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  • Recipient *To JAMES MERCER
  • Recipient To WILLIAM DRAYTON
  • Recipient To MATTHEW WHITING
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  • Recipient To OTHO HOLLAND WILLIAMS
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  • Recipient *To GOVERNOR BEVERLEY RANDOLPH
  • Recipient To JOHN MARSHALL
  • Recipient To RICHARD CARY28
  • Recipient To THOMAS NEWTON, JUNIOR
  • Recipient To EDWARD RUTLEDGE
  • Recipient To COLONEL SOLOMON BUSH35
  • Recipient To ROBERT HANSON HARRISON
  • Recipient To REVEREND JOHN RODGERS
  • Recipient *To THOMAS JEFFERSON
  • Recipient To JOSEPH JONES
  • Recipient To JAMES McHENRY
  • Recipient To EDMUND RANDOLPH
  • Recipient To THE EMPEROR OF MOROCCO
  • Recipient To ROBERT MORRIS
  • Recipient To GOVERNOR BEVERLEY RANDOLPH
  • Recipient *To BUSHROD WASHINGTON
  • Recipient To THE SECRETARY OF THE TREASURY
  • Recipient To THE CHIEFS AND WARRIORS OF THECHOCTAW NATION
  • Recipient To CLEMENT BIDDLE
  • Recipient To GOVERNOR SAMUEL HUNTINGTON
  • Recipient To CLEMENT GOSSELIN
  • Recipient To PRESIDENT JOSEPH WILLARD65
  • Recipient To REVEREND JOSEPH BUCKMINSTER68
  • Recipient To WILLIAM FITZHUGH
  • Recipient To JABEZ BOWEN
  • Recipient To BARON DE POELLNITZ
  • Section *QUERIES78
  • Recipient *To THE SECRETARY OF THE TREASURY
  • Recipient To THE SENATE ANDTHE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
  • Recipient To MRS. SARAH BOMFORD
  • Recipient To REVEREND BRYAN FAIRFAX
  • Recipient To MARY KATHERINE GODDARD86
  • Section FIRST ANNUAL ADDRESS TO CONGRESS87
  • Recipient To THE SENATE ANDTHE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
  • Recipient To THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
  • Recipient To CATHERINE MACAULAY GRAHAM
  • Recipient To JOHN ELY92
  • Recipient To CHARLES THOMSON
  • Recipient *To JAMES MADISON
  • Recipient To THE SENATE
  • Recipient To GOVERNOR CHARLES PINCKNEY
  • Recipient To REVEREND JOHN C. KUNZE2
  • Recipient To THE SENATE ANDTHE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
  • Recipient To SIR EDWARD NEWENHAM
  • Recipient To MARQUIS DE BELLEGARDE5
  • Recipient To THOMAS HARTLEY
  • Recipient To BURGES BALL
  • Recipient To DAVID FORMAN
  • Recipient *To THOMAS JEFFERSON
  • Recipient To THE SENATE ANDTHE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES