George Washington papers
|Main Author:||Washington, George, 1732-1799.|
Washington, Library of Congress, 1964.
Transfer in 1905 from Dept. of State of purchases from the Washington family, 1834 and 1849. Other purchases, gifts, and exchanges, ca. 1867-1962.
Described in Handbook of manuscripts in the Library of Congress (1918) p.512-515; its Calendar of Washington manuscripts (1901); its Calendar of the correspondence of George Washington, Commander in Chief of the Continental Army, with the Continental Congress (1906); and its Calendar of the correspondence of George Washington, Commander in Chief of the Continental Army, with the officers (4 v., 1915)
(cont.) Jedidiah Morse, John Moylan, Thomas Nelson, Lewis Nicola, Matthias Ogden, William Paca, Thomas Paine, William Paterson, Charles Willson Peale, Edmund Pendleton, Richard Peters, Timothy Pickering, Joseph Reed, Benjamin Rush, John Rutledge, Arthur St. Clair, Philip Schuyler, Artemas Ward, and Arthur Young.
(cont.) Mordecai Gist, William Gordon, Nathanael Greene, Alexander Hamilton, Edward Hand, Ebenezer Hazard, William Heath, Patrick Henry, John Jay, Thomas Jefferson, Thomas Johnson, Henry Laurens, Tobias Lear, Arthur Lee, Charles Lee, Richard Henry Lee, Lawrence Lewis, Benjamin Lincoln, Robert R. Livingston, Willian Livingston, James McHenry, James Madison, John Mitchell, James Monroe, Daniel Morgan, Gouverneur Morris, Robert Morris,
Correspondence, letter books, diaries, accounts, military papers, and other papers, (mostly 1748-99) on Washington's relations with the Continental Congress, his command of the Continental Army, his Presidency, and other aspects of his career. Correspondents include John Adams, Samuel Adams, Theodoric Bland, Jonathan Boucher, Elias Boudinot, John Burgoyne, Edward Carrington, Charles Carroll (1737-1832), Jonathan Dayton, Robert Dinwiddie, William Duer, David Forman, Benjamin Franklin, Horatio Gates,
In part, transcripts and photocopies, many acquired during the preparation of The writings of George Washington, edited by John C. Fitzpatrick.
Microfilm of ca. 165 ft. (ca. 35,000 items) in Library of Congress, Manuscript Division.
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