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George Washington collection

Identifier: MS-1033
The collection contains primarily original letters written by or sent to George Washington. The collection also holds several land surveys either completed by Washington or conducted on Washington's behalf. Additionally, of note is an early (1745) mathematical exercise attributed to a 13 year old Washington as well as Washington’s Valley Forge proclamation concerning provisioning the troops with cattle. Also included are 15 letters to James McHenry, Secretary of War.


  • 1745 - 1799
  • 1745 - 1866


Conditions Governing Access


Conditions Governing Use

Permission from Dartmouth College required for publication or reproduction.


.75 linear ft. (1 box)


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.

Repository Details

Part of the Rauner Special Collections Library Repository

6065 Webster Hall
Hanover NH 03755 USA