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The Papers of George Washington
The Papers of George Washington

September 1798-April 1799

Washington, George, Abbot, W. W., Lengel, Edward G.

In the fall of 1798, Washington was immersed in the business of creating a military force to deal with the threat of an all-out war with France. A clash over Alexander Hamilton...


The Papers of George Washington
The Papers of George Washington

August 1792-January 1

Washington, George, Chase, Philander D.

Volume 11, which covers the closing months of Washington's first presidential term, opens with Washington at Mount Vernon, tending to both public and private affairs. The...


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
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

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

January to May, 1793

Washington, George, Chase, Philander D.

In the period covered by volume 12, mid-January through May 1793, Washington completed his first term as president and began his second term with a modest inauguration ceremony...


The Papers of George Washington
The Papers of George Washington

June 1767-December 1771

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

January-September 1798

Washington, George, Abbot, W. W.

In the early months of 1798, Washington's correspondence relates mostly to such private concerns as the management of his Mount Vernon estate, his tenants in Virginia, his...


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 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
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...


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 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...


The Papers of George Washington
The Papers of George Washington

1 April-21 September 1796

Washington, George, Hoth, David R., Ferraro, William M.

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...


The Papers of George Washington
The Papers of George Washington

1 Oct. 1795–31 March 1796

Washington, George

Volume 19 of the Presidential Series (October 1795 through March 1796) features the final stages of the controversy about the 1794 Treaty of Amity, Commerce, and Navigation...


The Papers of George Washington
The Papers of George Washington
Revolutionary War Series, Volume 23

22 October–31 December 1779

Washington, George, Ferraro, William M.

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...


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 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

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
Revolutionary War Series, Volume 26

13 May–4 July 1780

Washington, George, Huggins, Benjamin L., Garbooshian-Huggins, Adrina

With volume 26 of the Revolutionary War Series, Gen. George Washington and his troops transition from the more static affairs of winter encampment to active operations that...


The Papers of George Washington
The Papers of George Washington

September 1791-February 1792

Washington, George, Chase, Philander D.

n the period covered by volume 9, the fall and winter of 1791-92, Washington was busy dealing with a host of issues. Over forty letters to and from Washington between November...


The Papers of George Washington
The Papers of George Washington

March 1774-June 1775 with Cumulative Index

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 27

5 July-27 August 1780

Washington, George, Huggins, Benjamin L.

Three major themes dominate George Washington’s correspondence in volume 27 of the Revolutionary War Series: the arrival of a French expeditionary army and navy, the urgent...


The Papers of George Washington
The Papers of George Washington

September 1789-January 1790

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

Volume 4 covers the fall and early winter of 1789-90 and focuses on the problems facing the new administration. Many documents in this volume deal with the difficulties...


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