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The Papers of George Washington
1 April-21 September 1796 George Washington. Edited by David R. Hoth and William M. Ferraro

Throughout volume 20 of the Presidential Series, George Washington looked forward to retirement from public life, preparing a farewell address to announce his intention and leave behind guiding principles for the nation. Relations with Great Britain and France dominated foreign policy, as the House... More


The Papers of George Washington
Revolutionary War Series, vol. 2510 March–12 May 1780 George Washington. Edited by William M. Ferraro

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The Papers of George Washington
Revolutionary War Series, vol. 2322 October–31 December 1779 George Washington. Edited by William M. Ferraro

As October 1779 became November, George Washington realized that autumn had advanced too far for a combined Franco-American assault against the British forces in New York City that year, and he curtailed preparations. After a large British expedition departed New York in late December, Washington... More


The Papers of George Washington
Revolutionary War Series, vol. 211 June–31 July 1779 George Washington. Edited by William M. Ferraro

During the busy and challenging months of June and July 1779 (the period covered in this volume), George Washington remained the fulcrum for Continental army activities. Through his exertions and leadership, the troops under his direct supervision quickly broke their winter encampment at... More


The Papers of George Washington
Revolutionary War Series, vol. 1915 January – 7 April 1779 George Washington. Edited by Philander D. Chase and William M. Ferraro

Volume 19 of the Revolutionary War Series documents Washington’s activities during the winter and early spring of 1779, when the bulk of his army was encamped at Middlebrook, New Jersey, strategically situated where the Watchung Mountains rise from the coastal plain in the middle of the state.... More