Washington, George, 1732-1799. The writings of George Washington from the original manuscript sources
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  • Front Matter
  • Recipient To JAMES HOBAN AND STEPHEN HALLET
  • Recipient To THE PRESIDENT, VICE PRESIDENT, AND MANAGERS OF THE CELEBRATION OF THE ANNIVERSARY OF AMERICAN INDEPENDENCE AT ALEXANDRIA
  • Recipient To THE SECRETARY OF STATE
  • Recipient To THE INHABITANTS OF ALEXANDRIA
  • Recipient *To THE SECRETARY OF STATE
  • Recipient To THE OVERSEERS AT MOUNT VERNON7
  • Recipient To REVEREND JEDIDIAH MORSE
  • Recipient To JONATHAN TRUMBULL
  • Recipient To CLEON MOORE
  • Recipient To JOHN FITZGERALD
  • Section QUESTIONS PROPOSED TO BE SUBMITTED TO THE JUDGES OF THE SUPREME COURT22
  • Recipient To THE INHABITANTS OF TRENTON
  • Recipient To CALEB GIBBS
  • Recipient *To BURGES BALL
  • Recipient To GOVERNOR HENRY LEE
  • Recipient To WILLIAM TILGHMAN
  • Recipient To THE SECRETARY OF THE TREASURY
  • Recipient To THE JUSTICES OF THE SUPREME COURT35
  • Recipient *To THE SECRETARY OF STATE
  • Recipient To THE COMMISSIONERS OF THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA
  • Section *TO ROBERT LEWIS
  • Recipient *To THE SECRETARY OF WAR AND GENERAL ANDREW PICKENS
  • Recipient To THE SECRETARY OF THE TREASURY
  • Recipient To THE SECRETARY OF THE TREASURY
  • Recipient To THE HEADS OF DEPARTMENTS AND THE ATTORNEY GENERAL
  • Recipient To THE SECRETARY OF STATE
  • Recipient To THE SECRETARY OF THE TREASURY
  • Recipient *To THE HEADS OF DEPARTMENTS AND THE ATTORNEY GENERAL
  • Recipient To HYLAND CROW
  • Recipient *To THE SECRETARY OF STATE
  • Recipient *To BURGES BALL
  • Recipient To THE INHABITANTS OF THE CITY OF HARTFORD
  • Recipient To ROBERT TOWNSEND HOOE
  • Recipient To THE SECRETARY OF THE TREASURY
  • Recipient *To THE SECRETARY OF THE TREASURY
  • Recipient *To JOHN FITZGERALD
  • Recipient *To THE SECRETARY OF STATE
  • Recipient To THE COMMISSIONERS OF THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA
  • Recipient To THE CITIZENS OF KENT COUNTY, DELAWARE
  • Recipient To THE SECRETARY OF STATE
  • Recipient To JOSEPH BLOOMFIELD
  • Recipient *To HOWELL LEWIS
  • Recipient To NICHOLAS CRUGER, CHAIRMAN OF A MEETING OF THE CITIZENS OF NEW YORK
  • Recipient *To FRANCES BASSETT WASHINGTON
  • Recipient To THE SECRETARY OF STATE
  • Recipient To THE COMMISSIONERS OF THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA
  • Recipient To SAMUEL BISHOP75
  • Recipient To ELIAS DAYTON77
  • Recipient To JOHN McKINLY78
  • Recipient To CHARLES CARROLL, OF CARROLLTON
  • Recipient To HOWELL LEWIS
  • Recipient To JOHN EAGER HOWARD
  • Recipient *To ROBERT LEWIS
  • Recipient *To THE SECRETARY OF WAR
  • Recipient To WILLIAM PEARCE
  • Recipient *To THE SECRETARY OF THE TREASURY
  • Recipient To THE INHABITANTS OF RICHMOND
  • Recipient To JAMES McHENRY
  • Recipient To GOVERNOR WILLIAM MOULTRIE
  • Recipient To THE COMMISSIONERS OF THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA
  • Recipient To REVEREND SAMUEL MILLER
  • Recipient *To GOUVERNEUR MORRIS
  • Recipient To WILLIAM SHORT
  • Recipient *To THOMAS PINCKNEY
  • Recipient To NICHOLAS VAN STAPHORST
  • Recipient *To ARTHUR YOUNG
  • Recipient *To THE SECRETARY OF THE TREASURY
  • Recipient To THE INHABITANTS OF THE CITY OF NEW LONDON5
  • Recipient To JAMES M. ADAIR
  • Recipient To THE LANDHOLDERS AND OTHER CITIZENS OF DORCHESTER COUNTY9
  • Recipient To GOVERNOR JOSHUA CLAYTON11
  • Recipient *To ROBERT MORRIS
  • Section TO THE COMMISSIONERS OF THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA
  • Recipient To THE SECRETARY OF THE TREASURY
  • Recipient To THE SECRETARY OF STATE
  • Recipient To ROBERT TAYLOR 20
  • Recipient To THE COMMISSIONERS OF THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA
  • Recipient To DENNIS WHELEN24
  • Recipient *To THE SECRETARY OF WAR
  • Recipient *To THE SECRETARY OF STATE
  • Recipient To JAMES LLOYD31
  • Recipient *To THE SECRETARY OF STATE
  • Recipient To JEREMIAH BANNING
  • Recipient *To THE SECRETARY OF WAR
  • Recipient To THE CITIZENS OF ANNAPOLIS
  • Recipient To EDMUND PENDLETON40
  • Recipient To WILLIAM NELSON, JUNIOR42
  • Recipient To JOHN DOUGHTY43
  • Recipient To JOSEPH PRENTIS45
  • Recipient *To EDMUND PENDLETON
  • Recipient To REVEREND JAMES MADISON 48
  • Section AGREEMENT WITH WILLIAM PEARCE
  • Recipient To THOMAS G. PEACHY 51
  • Recipient *To CHARLES CARTER
  • Recipient *To THE SECRETARY OF THE TREASURY
  • Recipient *To OLIVER WOLCOTT, JUNIOR
  • Recipient *To THE SECRETARY OF WAR
  • Recipient *To TOBIAS LEAR
  • Recipient To JOSEPH HARPER & CO.
  • Recipient To WILLIAM W. BREWEN
  • Recipient To THE ATTORNEY GENERAL
  • Recipient To ALEXANDER SPOTSWOOD
  • Recipient To WILLIAM PEARCE
  • Recipient *To THE SECRETARY OF STATE
  • Recipient To JOHN FITZGERALD 70
  • Recipient To JOHN FITZGERALD
  • Recipient To THE SECRETARY OF STATE
  • Recipient To GOVERNOR THOMAS SIM LEE
  • Section TO JONATHAN TRUMBULL 84
  • Recipient *To THE SECRETARY OF THE TREASURY
  • Recipient To JAMES MADISON
  • Recipient To THE ATTORNEY GENERAL
  • Recipient *To OLIVER WOLCOTT, JUNIOR
  • Recipient To THE POSTMASTER GENERAL
  • Recipient To THE SECRETARY OF WAR
  • Recipient To GOVERNOR THOMAS SIM LEE
  • Recipient *To GOVERNOR HENRY LEE
  • Recipient To WILLIAM AUGUSTINE WASHINGTON 1
  • Recipient To STEPHEN MOYLAN
  • Recipient To THE ATTORNEY GENERAL
  • Recipient To LUDWELL LEE AND R. WEST
  • Recipient To RICHARD HENRY LEE
  • Recipient To EDWARD CARRINGTON
  • Recipient To FRANCIS WILLIS
  • Recipient To JOHN FRANCIS MERCER
  • Recipient To JOHN COWPER
  • Recipient To WILLIAM PEARCE
  • Recipient To HOWELL LEWIS
  • Recipient To THE TRUSTEES OF THE PUBLIC SCHOOL OF GERMANTOWN
  • Section *NOTES OR REMARKS UPON MR. LEAR'S OBSERVATIONS 16
  • Recipient *To TOBIAS LEAR
  • Recipient *To THE EARL OF BUCHAN
  • Recipient *To MARY ATLEE
  • Recipient *To NICHOLAS LEWIS 21
  • Recipient To EDWARD STEVENS 24
  • Recipient *To THE SECRETARY OF STATE
  • Recipient *To RICHARD CHICHESTER
  • Recipient To ALEXANDER WHITE 29
  • Recipient *To BURGES BALL
  • Recipient To WILLIAM PEARCE
  • Recipient To ELIAS BOUDINOT
  • Recipient To GOVERNOR GEORGE CLINTON
  • Section *MEMORANDUM OF MATTERS TO BE COMMUNICATED TO CONGRESS
  • Recipient *To THE SECRETARY OF STATE
  • Recipient *To THE COMMISSIONERS OF THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA
  • Section *TO THE SECRETARY OF STATE
  • Section *FIFTH ANNUAL ADDRESS TO CONGRESS
  • Recipient *To WILLIAM THORNTON
  • Recipient *To RICHARD SNOWDEN
  • Recipient To THE SENATE AND THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
  • Recipient *To LUND WASHINGTON
  • Recipient *To THE SECRETARY OF THE TREASURY
  • Recipient *To ARTHUR YOUNG
  • Recipient *To THOMAS PINCKNEY
  • Recipient *To DANIEL CARROLL
  • Recipient To THE SENATE AND THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
  • Recipient To THE SENATE AND THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
  • Recipient *To WILLIAM PEARCE
  • Recipient To WILLIAM AYLETT BOOTH 59
  • Recipient *To WILLIAM PEARCE
  • Recipient *To WILLIAM STUART
  • Recipient *To THE SECRETARY OF WAR
  • Recipient *To HYLAND CROW
  • Recipient *To HENRY McKOY
  • Recipient *To THOMAS GREEN
  • Recipient *To JOHN CHRISTIAN EHLER
  • Recipient To THE ATTORNEY GENERAL
  • Recipient *To GOVERNOR GEORGE CLINTON
  • Recipient *To CHIEF JUSTICE GEORGE READ 65
  • Recipient *To MADAMES LAURENT DE SAXIJ AND LAURENT DE VERNEUIL
  • Recipient *To WILLIAM PEARCE
  • Recipient To THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
  • Recipient To THE SENATE AND THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
  • Recipient *To REVEREND WILLIAM WHITE
  • Recipient *To THE SECRETARY OF STATE
  • Section ARTICLES OF AGREEMENT
  • Section *ROTATIONS OF CROPS FOR DOGUE RUN 70
  • Recipient *To REVEREND WILLIAM WHITE
  • Recipient *To THOMAS JEFFERSON
  • Recipient *To REVEREND WILLIAM WHITE
  • Recipient *To HOWELL LEWIS OR WILLIAM PEARCE
  • Recipient To THE SENATE AND THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
  • Recipient To THE VICE PRESIDENT
  • Recipient *To JAMES MADISON
  • Recipient *To WILLIAM PEARCE
  • Recipient *To WILLIAM PEARCE
  • Recipient To THE SENATE AND THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
  • Recipient *To DAVID STUART
  • Recipient To THE SENATE AND THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
  • Recipient *To CHARLES COTESWORTH PINCKNEY
  • Recipient To THOMAS JOHNSON
  • Recipient *To WILLIAM PEARCE
  • Recipient To JOHN COWPER
  • Recipient To JOHN HAMILTON MOORE
  • Recipient *To RICHARD PETERS
  • Recipient To AUGUSTE DE GRASSE
  • Recipient *To JAMES KEITH
  • Recipient To THE SENATE AND THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
  • Recipient *To BURGES BALL
  • Recipient *To WILLIAM PEARCE
  • Recipient *To JAMES MADISON
  • Recipient *To WILLIAM WASHINGTON
  • Recipient *To WILLIAM PEARCE
  • Recipient To JOSHUA GALE
  • Recipient *To WILLIAM PEARCE
  • Recipient To THE SENATE AND THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
  • Recipient *To WILLIAM PEARCE
  • Recipient *To BUSHROD WASHINGTON
  • Recipient *To THOMAS JOHNSON
  • Recipient *To WILLIAM PEARCE
  • Recipient *To BURGES BALL
  • Recipient To CHARLES SIMMS
  • Recipient To THE SENATE AND THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
  • Recipient *To REVEREND JAMES MUIR
  • Recipient To THE SENATE
  • Recipient To ANGELL & SULLIVAN 9AND SAMUEL HANSON10
  • Recipient To THE ARTILLERY COMPANY OF THE TOWN OF NEWPORT, RHODE ISLAND
  • Recipient *To WILLIAM PEARCE
  • Recipient To THE SENATE AND THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
  • Recipient *To CHARLES THOMSON
  • Recipient *To WILLIAM PEARCE
  • Recipient To JOHN COWPER
  • Recipient *To JOHN FRANCIS MERCER
  • Recipient *To WILLIAM HERBERT
  • Recipient *To JOHN GWINN
  • Recipient *To ROBERT TOWNSEND HOOE
  • Recipient *To WILLIAM TILGHMAN
  • Recipient *To THE COMMISSIONERS OF THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA
  • Recipient *To ALEXANDER SPOTSWOOD
  • Recipient To ROBERT LEWIS
  • Recipient *To WILLIAM PEARCE
  • Recipient *To EDMUND PENDLETON
  • Recipient To GEORGE GILPIN
  • Recipient To THE SECRETARY OF THE TREASURY
  • Recipient To THE SECRETARY OF THE TREASURY
  • Recipient *To BURGES BALL
  • Recipient *To JAMES DUANE
  • Recipient *To WILLIAM PEARCE
  • Section PROCLAMATION
  • Recipient To THE SENATE AND THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
  • Recipient To THE SECRETARY OF STATE
  • Recipient *To THE SECRETARY OF STATE
  • Recipient *To WILLIAM PEARCE
  • Recipient To GOVERNOR GEORGE CLINTON
  • Recipient *To WILLIAM TILGHMAN
  • Recipient To THE SECRETARY OF STATE
  • Recipient To BRIGADIER GENERAL JAMES WILKINSON
  • Recipient *To THE SECRETARY OF WAR
  • Recipient *To THE SECRETARY OF WAR
  • Recipient *To WILLIAM PEARCE
  • Recipient To THE SECRETARY OF WAR
  • Recipient To THE SECRETARY OF THE TREASURY
  • Recipient To JAMES McHENRY
  • Recipient *To JAMES MONROE 40
  • Recipient To THE SECRETARY OF WAR
  • Recipient To THE SECRETARY OF STATE
  • Recipient *To THE COMMISSIONERS OF THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA
  • Recipient *To RICHARD PETERS
  • Recipient *To THE SECRETARY OF WAR
  • Recipient *To WILLIAM PEARCE
  • Recipient *To GEORGE MINOR
  • Recipient *To DAVID STUART
  • Recipient *To THE CHIEF JUSTICE 55
  • Recipient To THE SECRETARY OF STATE
  • Recipient To THE SENATE AND THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
  • Recipient *To RICHARD HENRY LEE
  • Recipient To THE SENATE
  • Recipient *To THE SECRETARY OF WAR
  • Recipient *To JAMES MADISON
  • Recipient *To WILLIAM PEARCE
  • Recipient To THE SECRETARY OF THE TREASURY
  • Recipient *To THOMAS JEFFERSON
  • Recipient To THE SECRETARY OF THE TREASURY
  • Recipient To THE SECRETARY OF STATE
  • Recipient To JOHN FITZGERALD
  • Recipient To THE SECRETARY OF THE TREASURY
  • Recipient *To THE COMMISSIONERS OF THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA
  • Recipient *To WILLIAM PEARCE
  • Recipient *To JOHN JAY
  • Recipient To ROBERT R. LIVINGSTON
  • Recipient To THE SECRETARY OF STATE
  • Recipient To BUSHROD WASHINGTON
  • Recipient *To THE SECRETARY OF WAR
  • Recipient To THE SECRETARY OF THE TREASURY
  • Recipient *To WILLIAM PEARCE
  • Recipient To THE SECRETARY OF THE TREASURY
  • Recipient *To TOBIAS LEAR
  • Recipient *To JOHN JAY
  • Recipient *To REVEREND JEREMY BELKNAP
  • Recipient *To WILLIAM PEARCE
  • Recipient To THE SENATE AND THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
  • Recipient To ROBERT R. LIVINGSTON
  • Recipient *To WILLIAM PEARCE
  • Recipient *To ROBERT LEWIS
  • Recipient To THE SENATE AND THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
  • Recipient *To WILLIAM PEARCE
  • Recipient To THE SENATE AND THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
  • Recipient To THE SECRETARY OF THE TREASURY
  • Recipient *To WILLIAM PEARCE
  • Section *LAND MEMORANDUM 9
  • Recipient *To ROBERT MORRIS
  • Recipient To EARL OF BUCHAN
  • Recipient *To DOCTOR JAMES ANDERSON
  • Recipient To THE SECRETARY OF STATE
  • Recipient To THE SECRETARY OF THE TREASURY
  • Recipient To THE SECRETARY OF THE TREASURY
  • Recipient *To CHARLES CARTER
  • Recipient *To JOHN LEWIS
  • Recipient To DOCTOR JAMES MEASE
  • Recipient To WILLIAM DEAKINS, JUNIOR
  • Recipient To FRANCIS DEAKINS
  • Recipient *To JAMES GERMAIN
  • Recipient *To WILLIAM PEARCE
  • Recipient *To THE COMMISSIONERS OF THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA
  • Recipient To THE SENATE AND THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
  • Recipient To THE SECRETARY OF THE TREASURY
  • Recipient *To WILLIAM PEARCE
  • Recipient To THE SECRETARIES OF STATE, TREASURY, AND WAR
  • Recipient To JOHN FITZGERALD
  • Recipient *To WILLIAM PEARCE
  • Recipient To THE SECRETARIES OF STATE, TREASURY, AND WAR
  • Recipient *To JAMES ROSS
  • Recipient *To PRESLEY NEVILLE
  • Recipient To JOHN CANNON
  • Recipient *To GOUVERNEUR MORRIS
  • Recipient To THE SECRETARY OF STATE
  • Recipient To THE SECRETARY OF WAR
  • Recipient *To JAMES MONROE
  • Recipient *To THE SECRETARY OF STATE
  • Recipient *To GOUVERNEUR MORRIS
  • Recipient To THE SECRETARY OF STATE
  • Recipient *To THOMAS JOHNSON
  • Recipient *To CHARLES LEE
  • Recipient To THE SECRETARY OF THE TREASURY
  • Recipient *To THE SECRETARY OF WAR
  • Recipient To THE SECRETARY OF STATE
  • Recipient To FRANCIS DEAKINS
  • Recipient *To THE SECRETARY OF THE TREASURY
  • Recipient To THE SECRETARY OF THE TREASURY
  • Recipient To THE SECRETARY OF THE TREASURY
  • Recipient *To WILLIAM PEARCE
  • Recipient *To THE SECRETARY OF WAR
  • Recipient To BURGES BALL
  • Recipient *To ROBERT LEWIS
  • Recipient To MRS. MATTHEW ANDERSON 63
  • Recipient *To WILLIAM PEARCE
  • Recipient *To RICHARD POTTS
  • Recipient *To SIR JOHN SINCLAIR
  • Recipient *To THE COMMISSIONERS OF THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA
  • Recipient *To THOMAS SIM LEE
  • Recipient *To BURGES BALL
  • Recipient *To WILLIAM PEARCE
  • Recipient *To ISRAEL SHREVE
  • Recipient To JOHN COWPER
  • Recipient *To JAMES ROSS
  • Recipient *To WILLIAM PEARCE
  • Recipient *To JAMES ROSS
  • Section PROCLAMATION
  • Recipient *To THE SECRETARY OF WAR
  • Recipient To THE SECRETARY OF STATE
  • Recipient *To BURGES BALL
  • Recipient *To CHARLES MYNN THRUSTON
  • Recipient *To WILLIAM PEARCE
  • Recipient To THE SECRETARY OF THE TREASURY 85
  • Recipient *To WILLIAM PEARCE
  • Recipient *To THE SECRETARY OF STATE
  • Recipient To THE SECRETARY OF THE TREASURY
  • Recipient To THE SECRETARY OF STATE
  • Recipient *To WILLIAM PEARCE
  • Recipient *To GOVERNOR HENRY LEE
  • Recipient *To TOBIAS LEAR
  • Recipient *To TOBIAS LEAR
  • Recipient To MARQUIS OF LANSDOWNE 1
  • Recipient *To JOHN JAY
  • Recipient To ROBERT LEWIS
  • Recipient *To THOMAS PETER
  • Recipient *To WILLIAM PEARCE
  • Recipient To GABRIEL P. VAN HORNE
  • Recipient To JOHN COWPER
  • Recipient To PETER TRENOR
  • Recipient *To WILLIAM PEARCE
  • Recipient *To REVEREND BRYAN, LORD FAIRFAX
  • Recipient *To JOHN LEWIS
  • Recipient *To JAMES ROSS
  • Recipient *To WILLIAM PEARCE
  • Recipient *To ELIZABETH PARKE CUSTIS
  • Recipient *To WILLIAM PEARCE
  • Recipient *To DAVID STUART
  • Recipient *To BURGES BALL
  • Section PROCLAMATION
  • Recipient *To WILLIAM PEARCE
  • Recipient *To WILLIAM PEARCE
  • Recipient *To MEMORANDUM OF THE ALLOWANCES TO AND WHAT IS EXPECTED FROM JAMES DONALDSON
  • Recipient *To WILLIAM AUGUSTINE WASHINGTON
  • Recipient *To WILLIAM DEAKINS, JUNIOR
  • Recipient *To THE SECRETARY OF WAR
  • Recipient To WILLIAM PEARCE
  • Recipient To THE BURGESSES AND THE CITIZENS OF HARRISBURG
  • Recipient To THE INHABITANTS OF THE BOROUGH OF CARLISLE
  • Recipient To JOHN CLARK
  • Recipient To WILLIAM PEARCE
  • Recipient *To THE SECRETARY OF STATE
  • Recipient *To MAJOR GENERAL DANIEL MORGAN 28
  • Recipient *To THE SECRETARY OF WAR
  • Recipient *To THE SECRETARY OF STATE