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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...


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

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

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 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
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
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 8

January-March 1777

Washington, George, Twohig, Dorothy

Volume 8 documents Washington's first winter at Morristown. Situated in the hills of north central New Jersey, Morristown offered protection against the British army...


The Papers of George Washington
The Papers of George Washington
Revolutionary War Series, Volume 16

July-September 1778

Washington, George, Hoth, David R.

Volume 16 of the Revolutionary War Series documents the period from the beginning of July to mid-September 1778, a time of unusual optimism for Washington and his army. One of...


The Papers of George Washington
The Papers of George Washington
Revolutionary War Series, Volume 17

15 September-31 October 1778

Washington, George, Chase, Philander D.

Volume 17 of the Revolutionary War Series opens with Washington moving his army north from White Plains, New York, into new positions that ran from West Point to Danbury,...


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
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 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 Diaries of George Washington
The Diaries of George Washington

1748-1765

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

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
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

April-November 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
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 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 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

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

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
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

September 1788-March 1789

Washington, George, Abbot, W. W.

Volume 1 of the Presidential Series covers the months immediately before Washinton's election. Opening in September 1788, at the point when it was certain that the Constitution...


The Papers of George Washington
The Papers of George Washington
Revolutionary War Series, Volume 15Washington, George, Lengel, Edward G.

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,...


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