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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
Date(s): 1745 to 1799

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

Identifier: Mss 798311.1
Mss 798311.1
Date(s): 1798-05-11
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

Identifier: Mss 782310.1
Mss 782310.1
Date(s): 1782-05-10

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

Identifier: Mss 789472
Mss 789472
Date(s): 1789-08-22

In English.

Mensuration of solids

Identifier: Mss 745900.1
Mss 745900.1
Date(s): [1745]

Mathematical exercise attributed to George Washington, Pres. U.S., at the age of 13.

Richard Howe letter

Identifier: Mss 776413
Mss 776413
Date(s): 1776-07-13
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.

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