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Washington, George, 1732-1799



  • Existence: 1732 - 1799

George Washington, first United States President (1789-1797 ) and Commander of the Continental Army (1775-1783).

Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

George Washington collection

Identifier: MS-1033
Overview George Washington (1732-1799). First United States President (1789-1797) and Commander of the Continental Army (1775-1783). Contains original letters, proclamations, land surveys, and a school exercise.

George Washington letter

Mss 798311.1
Identifier: Mss 798311.1
Scope and Contents Letter from U.S. Pres. George Washington of Mt. Vernon [Va.] to Cashier of the Office of Discount and Deposit, Baltimore. A draft for $100 to Dr. James or bearer.

Headquarters, Newburgh, to Governor Livingston

Mss 782310.1
Identifier: Mss 782310.1
Overview Writes to prohibits the use of flags of truce at locations other than Dobbs Ferry. Letter provoked by commerce between American and British troops at Monmouth and New York City.

J. Wheelock letter

Mss 789472
Identifier: Mss 789472
Overview In English.

Mensuration of solids

Mss 745900.1
Identifier: Mss 745900.1
Overview Mathematical exercise attributed to George Washington, Pres. U.S., at the age of 13.

Richard Howe letter

Mss 776413
Identifier: Mss 776413
Scope and Contents An unaccepted letter from Earl Richard Howe of Eagle Off, Staten Island, New York to George Washington, asking for an opportunity to present the "King's benevolent intentions."

From the original in the William L. Clements Library, Ann Arbor, 1959.