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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
Confederation Series, Volume 3

May 1785-March 1786

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

Volume Three of the Confederation Series of The Papers of George Washington spans the year between May 1785 and April 1786, described by Washington's biographer Douglas...


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

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

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-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 29

28 October–31 December 1780

Washington, George

In volume 29 of the Revolutionary War Series, problems and frustrations dominate the final nine weeks of 1780 for Gen. George Washington—particularly the failure to strike a...


The Papers of George Washington
The Papers of George Washington

April-June 1789

Washington, George, Abbot, W. W.

Volume 2 is concerned largely with Washington's inaugural jouney to New York and his initial activites as president upon his arrival. The documents, with annotations, chronicle...


The Papers of George Washington
The Papers of George Washington
Revolutionary War Series, Volume 4

April-June 1776

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

Volume 4 completes the documentary record of Washington's first year as commander in chief of the Continental army. It opens with his final preparations to leave Cambridge...


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 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

March-August 1792

Washington, George, Chase, Philander D.

Volume 10 of the Presidential Series continues the fourth chronological series of The Papers of George Washington. The Presidential Series, when complete, will cover the eight...


The Papers of George Washington
The Papers of George Washington

1 September-31 December 1793

Washington, George, Hoth, David R.

During the last four months of 1793, the period documented by volume 14 of the Presidential Series, George Washington and his administration remained chiefly involved with...


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 19

15 January – 7 April 1779

Washington, George, Chase, Philander D., Ferraro, William M.

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,...


The Papers of George Washington
The Papers of George Washington

22 September 1796-3 March 1797

Washington, George, Garbooshian-Huggins, Adrina

The concluding volume of the Presidential Series begins following the publication of Washington’s Farewell Address, which was circulated widely in newspapers and drew reactions...


The Papers of George Washington
The Papers of George Washington
Confederation Series, Volume 4

April 1786-January 1787

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

Volume Four spans the critical period between April 1786 and January 1787. Washington spent all of this period at home at Mount Vernon, managing and improving his estate. Yet...


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 9

March-June 1777

Washington, George, Twohig, Dorothy

Volume 9 covers the spring of 1777, a period when Washington's resourcefulness and perseverance were tested as much as at any time during the war. Instead of opening the new...


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

September 1758-December 1760

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
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 2

September-December 1775

Washington, George, Abbot, W. W.

This volume covers the middle months of the siege of Boston when George Washington faced the delicate task of disbanding one army and recruiting another, all within musket shot...


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

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...


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