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The Papers of George Washington
The Papers of George Washington

June-September 1789

Washington, George, Abbot, W. W.

Volume 3 covers most of the summer of 1789 and focuses primarily on the problems facing the new administration. Because of the president's serious illness during this period, a...


The Papers of George Washington
The Papers of George Washington

January 1761-June 1767

Washington, George, Abbot, W. W., Twohig, Dorothy

The ten-volume Colonial Series, covering the years 1748-1775, takes the young Washington through his command of the Virginia Regiment during the French and Indian War and then...


The Papers of George Washington
The Papers of George Washington
Revolutionary War Series, Volume 21

1 June–31 July 1779

Washington, George, Ferraro, William M.

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....


The Papers of George Washington
The Papers of George Washington
Revolutionary War Series, Volume 1

June-September 1775

Washington, George, Abbot, W. W.

Volume 1 of the Revolutionary War Series begins with Washington's address of 16 June 1775 accepting command of the Continental army and continues to the middle of September...


The Papers of George Washington
The Papers of George Washington
Revolutionary War Series, Volume 22

1 August–21 October 1779

Washington, George, Huggins, Benjamin L.

Volume 22 of the Revolutionary War Series covers 1 Aug. through 21 Oct. 1779. As it begins, Washington is focused on expanding and strengthening the fortifications at West...


The Papers of George Washington
The Papers of George Washington
Revolutionary War Series, Volume 6

13 August-20 October 1776

Washington, George, Twohig, Dorothy

Volume 6 documents Washington's decisions and actions during the heart of the New York campaign--the period from late summer to early fall 1776 when his British opponent,...


The Papers of George Washington
The Papers of George Washington

August 1755-April 1756

Washington, George, Abbot, W. W.

The ten-volume Colonial Series, covering the years 1748-1775, takes the young Washington through his command of the Virginia Regiment during the French and Indian War and then...


The Papers of George Washington
The Papers of George Washington

April-December 1799

Washington, George, Abbot, W. W.

In the spring of 1799, the relaxation of tensions between France and the United States allowed Washington to redirect his attention to his personal affairs. He drew up a new...


The Papers of George Washington
The Papers of George Washington

1 October 1794-31 March 1795

Washington, George, Hoth, David R., Ebel, Carol S.

The highlight events of the months from October 1794 through March 1795, the period documented by volume 17 of the Presidential Series, were the suppression of the Whiskey...


The Papers of George Washington
The Papers of George Washington
Confederation Series, Volume 1

January-July 1784

Washington, George, Abbot, W. W., Twohig, Dorothy

This is the first volume of an eight-volume edition of Washington's papers in the Confederation period. Unlike the series devoted to Washington's Revolutionary War and...


The Papers of George Washington
The Papers of George Washington
Revolutionary War Series, Volume 18

1 November 1778-14 January 1779

Washington, George, Lengel, Edward G.

Volume 18 of the Revolutionary War Series covers the period 1 November 1778 through 14 January 1779. It begins with George Washington at Fredericksburg, New York, watching New...


The Diaries of George Washington

1766-1770

Washington, George

Washington was rarely isolated from the world during his eventful life. His diary for 1751-52 relates a voyage to Barbados when he was nineteen. The next two accounts concern...


The Papers of George Washington
The Papers of George Washington

1 May-30 September 1794

Washington, George, Hoth, David R., Ebel, Carol S.

During the spring and summer of 1794, Washington and his cabinet faced concerns that arose from the ongoing war in Europe. Embargo evasions, activities of French and British...


The Papers of George Washington
The Papers of George Washington

March-December 1797

Washington, George, Abbot, W. W.

During the first ten months of Washington's retirement, Washington was, as he said, busier than ever before, breaking in a new farm manager, repairing and refurbishing long-...


The Papers of George Washington
The Papers of George Washington

January-June 1790

Washington, George, Twohig, Dorothy

Volume 5 covers the first half of 1790 and focuses on Washington's continued concentration on the problems facing the new government. North Carolina had ratified the...


The Papers of George Washington
The Papers of George Washington

March-September 1791

Washington, George, Twohig, Dorothy

n the period covered by volume 8 of the Presidential Series, the spring and summer of 1791, Washington completed a tour of the southern states, traveling almost 2,000 miles...


The Papers of George Washington
The Papers of George Washington
Revolutionary War Series, Volume 10

June-August 1777

Washington, George, Chase, Philander D.

Volume 10 of the Revolutionary War Series opens with Washington headquartered at the Continental army's encampment at Middlebrook, New Jersey, about seven miles northeast of...


The Papers of George Washington
The Papers of George Washington
Revolutionary War Series, Volume 13

December 1777-February 1778

Washington, George, Chase, Philander D.

Volume 13 of the Revolutionary War Series documents a crucial portion of the winter encampment at Valley Forge, Pennsylvania, when the fate of Washington’s army hung in...


The Papers of George Washington
The Papers of George Washington
Revolutionary War Series, Volume 14Washington, George, Chase, Philander D.

Volume 14 of the Revolutionary War Series opens on 1 March 1778 with Washington praising his troops for their "uncomplaining Patience during the scarcity of provisions in Camp...


The Papers of George Washington
The Papers of George Washington
Revolutionary War Series, Volume 12

October-December 1777

Washington, George, Chase, Philander D.

Volume 12 of the Revolutionary War Series documents Washington's unsuccessful efforts to capitalize on the American victory at Saratoga and his decision to encamp the...


The Papers of George Washington
The Papers of George Washington
Confederation Series, Volume 6

January- September 1788

Washington, George, Twohig, Dorothy

Beginning with the decision made early in 1787 to attend the Constitutional Convention in Philadelphia in the summer, Washington's papers in volume 6 of the series reveal him...


The Papers of George Washington
The Papers of George Washington
Revolutionary War Series, Volume 7

October 1776-January 1777

Washington, George, Twohig, Dorothy

Volume 7 documents the dramatic events of the New York campaign and the ensuing New Jersey campaign, a seemingly endless string of American reverses and retreats terminated by...


The Papers of George Washington
The Papers of George Washington
Revolutionary War Series, Volume 3

January-March 1776

Washington, George, Abbot, W. W.

Volume 3 covers the final months of the siege of Boston. It opens with General Washington proclaiming the commencement of the remodeled Continental army on New Year's Day 1776...


The Papers of George Washington
The Papers of George Washington
Revolutionary War Series, Volume 24

1 January–9 March 1780

Washington, George, Huggins, Benjamin L.

With volume 24 of the Revolutionary War Series, the conflict enters a new decade. New Year's Day 1780 finds Washington in winter quarters at Morristown, N.J., having...


The Papers of George Washington
The Papers of George Washington
Revolutionary War Series, Volume 11

August-October 1777

Washington, George, Chase, Philander D.

Volume 11 of the Revolutionary War Series contains correspondence, orders, and other documents covering one of the most militarily active periods of the war. The volume begins...


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