The Writings of George Washington from the Original Manuscript Sources, 1745-1799 - Vol. 1

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THE WRITINGS OF George Washington
from the Original Manuscript Sources 1745-1799

Prepared under the direction of the UNITED STATES

GEORGE WASHINGTON BICENTENNIAL COMMISSION and published by authority Of CONGRESS

JOHN C. FITZPATRICK, Editor

Volume 1

1745-1756

United States

Government Printing Office

Washington

-i-

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The Writings of George Washington from the Original Manuscript Sources, 1745-1799 - Vol. 1
Table of contents

Table of contents

  • Title Page i
  • Foreword iii
  • United States George Washington - Bicentennial Commission vii
  • Table of Contents xi
  • List of Illustrations xxxiii
  • Introductory Note xxxv
  • Table of Symbols lv
  • School Exercises - "August 13th 1745. George Washington" 1
  • To Lawrence Washington 5
  • To ----- ----- 13
  • To ----- ----- 14
  • To ----- ----- 15
  • To Mrs. Lawrence Washington 18
  • Poetry 19
  • Memorandum 20
  • To William Fauntleroy, Sr. 22
  • Speech to Indians at Logstown 22
  • Memorandum 31
  • To William Fairfax 31
  • To Richard Corbin 33
  • To Robert Dinwiddie 34
  • Journal of March Toward the Ohio, - 1754 35
  • Speech to the Indians at Wills Creek 36
  • To Governor Dinwiddie 40
  • To Robert Dinwiddie 45
  • To Robert Dinwiddie 47
  • To Robert Dinwiddie 49
  • To Colonel Joshua Fry 52
  • Journal 53
  • To Colonel Joshua Fry 55
  • To Robert Dinwiddie 58
  • To Robert Dinwiddie 68
  • To John Augustine Washington 70
  • To Robert Dinwiddie 71
  • To Robert Dinwiddie 74
  • Journal 76
  • To William Fairfax 89
  • To Robert Dinwiddie 95
  • To Robert Dinwiddie 96
  • To Thomas Lee 98
  • To Robert Dinwiddie 102
  • To the Speaker of the House Of Burgesses 103
  • To Colonel William Fitzhugh 103
  • To Robert Orme 104
  • To Robert Orme 109
  • To John Robinson 112
  • To Carter Burwell 113
  • To William Fairfax 114
  • To Mrs. George William Fairfax 116
  • To William Fairfax 117
  • To Thomas, Lord Fairfax 119
  • To Mrs. Mary Washington 119
  • To Mrs. John Carlyle 120
  • To Mrs. George William Fairfax 121
  • To John Augustine Washington 122
  • To Colonel Augustine Washington 123
  • Memorandum 124
  • To Mr. Belfour 125
  • Memorandum 126
  • [to Robert Orme] 128
  • Memorandum 128
  • To William Fairfax 133
  • To George William Fairfax 135
  • To Major John Carlyle 135
  • ☼to Mrs. John Carlyle 136
  • ☼to John Augustine Washington 137
  • ☼to John Augustine Washington 138
  • ☼to Samuel Washington 141
  • ☼to Robert Orme 141
  • ☼to Colonel James Innes 146
  • ☼to Colonel James Innes 148
  • ☼to Mrs. Mary Washington 148
  • ☼to John Augustine Washington 150
  • ☼to Robert Orme 152
  • ☼to Benjamin Grymest 153
  • ☼to Robert Jackson 154
  • ☼to Augustine Washington 155
  • To Each County Lieutenant in The Northern District 156
  • To Mrs. Mary Washington 158
  • To Charles Lewis 159
  • To Lieutenant Austin Brockenbrough 163
  • To Major Andrew Lewis 166
  • Memorandum 168
  • Orders for Commissary Charles Dick 168
  • Instructions for Major Andrew Lewis 169
  • To Captain Robert Spotswood 170
  • Memorandum 171
  • To Captain David Bell 175
  • Orders 175
  • To Captain Joshua Lewis 177
  • To Captain Andrew Montour 180
  • Instructions to Lieutenant Colonel Adam Stephen 180
  • Memorandum 181
  • Memorandum 182
  • To Major John Carlyle 185
  • To Captain Henry Woodward 185
  • Orders to Ordinary Keepers, on Captain Woodward's Route to Fort Cumberland 186
  • To Robert Dinwiddie 188
  • To John Robinson 190
  • To Captain Thomas Waggener 190
  • To Major John Carlyle 191
  • Memorandum 192
  • To Captain William Vance, of the Militia 193
  • Impress Warrant 194
  • To Colonel Thomas Bryan Martin 196
  • To Andrew Montour 196
  • To Christopher Gist 197
  • To the Officer Appointed to Receive The Recruits at Alexandria 198
  • Orders to Captain John Harden, Commanding the Militia; and Lieutenant John Lemon, Commanding the Rangers, At Winchester 199
  • Advertisement 200
  • To Captain John Ashby 208
  • Orders 209
  • To Major John Carlyle 210
  • To Captain William Peachy 211
  • Orders 212
  • To Governor Dinwiddie 213
  • Orders 214
  • Orders to Captain Christopher Gist 216
  • To Robert Calender 217
  • To the Commanding Officer of the Troops Which Shall Arrive Here from Fredericksburg and Alexandria 218
  • To Commissary Charles Dick 219
  • Orders to Captain William Cocke 221
  • Evening Orders 222
  • Orders 222
  • To Commissary Allan Mclean 223
  • Orders 224
  • To Captains William Cocke And John Ashby 225
  • Orders 226
  • To Ensign William Fleming 227
  • To Captain Peter Hogg 228
  • To Lieutenant Richard Bacons 229
  • To Commissary Charles Dick 232
  • To Captain Robert Spotswood 232
  • To Paymaster Alexander Boyd 233
  • To Commissary Thomas Walker 235
  • To Captain Robert Stewart 235
  • To Paymaster Alexander Boyd 238
  • To Lieutenant Colonel Adam Stephen 239
  • To Captain Peter Hogg 240
  • Orders 242
  • Memorandum 243
  • To Commissary Thomas Walker 245
  • To Paymaster Alexander Boyd 246
  • To Lieutenant George Frazier 248
  • To Richard Washington 253
  • Orders 256
  • Orders 256
  • To Major Andrew Lewis 257
  • Orders 261
  • To Captain William Cocke 261
  • To Captain John Ashby 263
  • Orders 264
  • Orders 265
  • To Captain Christopher Gist 267
  • To Robert Hunter Morris 268
  • Orders 269
  • To Lieutenant Colonel Adam Stephen 272
  • To Captain Thomas Waggener 276
  • To Captain Robert Stewart 280
  • Orders 280
  • Instructions for Commissary Thomas Walker 281
  • To Captain Peter Hogg 282
  • To Robert Dinwiddie 283
  • To Robert Dinwiddie 285
  • To Captain Charles Lewis 288
  • To Lieutenant George Frazier 291
  • To Commissary Thomas Walker 292
  • To Lieutenant Colonel Adam Stephen 293
  • To Robert Dinwiddie 296
  • To Robert Dinwiddie 300
  • To Lieutenant Colonel Adam Stephen 304
  • To Lieutenant John Blagg 306
  • To Captain David Bell 307
  • To Robert Hunter Morris 309
  • Orders 310
  • To John Robinson 311
  • To Captain John Mercer 314
  • To Robert Dinwiddie 317
  • To Captain Henry Harrison 318
  • To Lord Fairfax 319
  • To Lieutenant William Stark 320
  • To Ensign Edward Hubbard 322
  • To Lord Fairfax 323
  • To Captain Henry Harrison 323
  • Advertisement 327
  • To Ensign Edward Hubbard 327
  • To Robert Dinwiddie 329
  • To Captain David Bell 331
  • To Captain Henry Harrison 336
  • To John Robinson 337
  • To Governor Dinwiddie 338
  • Orders 340
  • Orders 344
  • Orders 354
  • To Captain Robert Stewart 354
  • Evening Orders 358
  • To Captain Henry Woodward 359
  • To Captain James Hamilton 360
  • To Captain Nicholas Minor 361
  • To Lieutenant William Stark 362
  • To Captain Robert Stewart 364
  • To Captain Robert Stewart 366
  • To Lieutenant Colonel Henry Peyton 368
  • Council of War 369
  • To Captain Nicholas Minor 371
  • To Captain Thomas Waggener 373
  • To Captain William Woodford 373
  • To Captain John Field 374
  • To Colonel Henry Peyton 375
  • To Captain James Hamilton 377
  • To Lieutenant Colonel Adam Stephen 377
  • Advertisement 379
  • To Robert Dinwiddie 385
  • Evening Orders 389
  • To Captain William Cocke 389
  • To Captain Charles Lewis 390
  • To Robert Dinwiddie 391
  • Orders 395
  • Orders 396
  • To Captain Robert Mckenzie 397
  • To Captain Thomas Waggener 398
  • Instructions for Captain Peter Hogg 399
  • To Captain Peter Hogg 400
  • Memorandum 402
  • Orders 406
  • To Major John Baylis 406
  • Orders 407
  • To Captain Robert Stewart 408
  • To Captain Robert Stewart 409
  • To Captain Thomas Waggener 411
  • Orders 412
  • Speech to the Tuscaroras 413
  • To Robert Dinwiddie 414
  • To John Robinson 415
  • To Captain Thomas Waggener 424
  • To Lieutenant Colonel Adam Stephen 435
  • To Captain Robert Mckenzie 438
  • Orders 440
  • To Captain-Lieutenant John Mcneill 441
  • To Robert Dinwiddie 443
  • To Lord Fairfax 446
  • Orders 447
  • answer in Major Stevens's Case 449
  • To Lieutenant Colonel Adam Stephen 453
  • To Captain David Bell 457
  • To Robert Dinwiddie 459
  • To Robert Dinwiddie 460
  • Morning Orders 472
  • To Lieutenant Colonel Adam Stephen 473
  • [to Mrs. George William Fairfax] 475
  • To Robert Dinwiddie 476
  • To Major David Lewis 477
  • To Lieutenant Colonel Adam Stephen 481
  • Orders 482
  • Orders 485
  • Remarks on the Council of War 486
  • Location of the Forts 487
  • To Robert Dinwiddie 492
  • Orders 499
  • To Robert Dinwiddie 507
  • To Robert Dinwiddie 511
  • To Captain John Mcneill 515
  • To Captain Abraham Bosomworth 518
  • To the Commanding Officer on The South Branch 518
  • To Captain William Bronaugh 521
  • To Captain Robert Stewart 522
  • To John Robinson 522
  • Instructions to Captain George Mercer 527
  • To John Robinson 530
  • To the Speaker and Gentlemen Of the House of Burgesses 531
  • Index 537
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