The Writings of George Washington from the Original Manuscript Sources, 1745-1799 - Vol. 35

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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 35 March 30, 1796-July 31, 1797

United States Government Printing Office Washington

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Table of contents

Table of contents

  • Title Page i
  • United States George Washington Bicentennial Commission iii
  • Advisory Committee on the Writings v
  • Table of Contents vii
  • Table of Symbols xxxvii
  • To Elizabeth Parke Custis Law 1
  • To the House of Representatives 2
  • To Alexander Hamilton - (private) 5
  • To George Washington Motier Lafayette 6
  • To the Senate 9
  • To Henry Knox 9
  • To William Pearce 12
  • To James Innes 14
  • To George Lewis 14
  • To Andrew Parks 16
  • To the Senate and the House of Representatives 17
  • To William Pearce 18
  • To the Secretary of War 21
  • To Presley Neville 21
  • To William Pearce 22
  • To Burwell Bassett 24
  • To George Lewis 28
  • To Charles Carroll, of Carrollton - (private) 28
  • To Edward Carrington - (private) 29
  • To William Pearce 31
  • To the Senate 33
  • To Tobias Lear 35
  • To the Secretary of War 38
  • To William Pearce 38
  • To the Emperor of Germany 45
  • To Alexander Hamilton 46
  • Farewell Address - [first Draft] 48
  • To Thomas Pinckney - (private) 51
  • To William Pearce 63
  • To the Senate and the House of Representatives 66
  • To Gustavus Scott 67
  • To the Senate and the House of Representatives 68
  • To William Pearce 71
  • To the Commissioners of the District of Columbia 73
  • To Fisher Ames 74
  • To Alexander White - (private) 74
  • To Bartholomew Dandridge 75
  • To William Deakins, Junior 79
  • To Cyrus Griffin 82
  • To Henry Knox 83
  • To the Secretary of State 86
  • To William Bingham 87
  • To George Mathews 88
  • To James Ross 88
  • To David Humphreys 89
  • To Sir John Sinclair 91
  • To the Secretary of War 94
  • To the Secretary of State 95
  • To the Commissioners of the District of Columbia 96
  • To Robert Lewis 97
  • To Alexander Hamilton 99
  • To Jeremiah Wadsworth 101
  • To the Secretary of State 104
  • To Bushrod Washington 105
  • To the Secretary of War 107
  • To the Secretary of War 108
  • To the Commissioners of the District of Columbia 109
  • To Gustavus Scott 113
  • To the Secretary of State 115
  • To Thomas Jefferson 117
  • To the Attorney General 118
  • To the Secretary of the Treasury 122
  • To the Secretary of the Treasury 124
  • To the Attorney General 125
  • To the Secretary of State 126
  • To John Marshall 127
  • To Charles Cotesworth Pinckney 128
  • To Charles Cotesworth Pinckney 129
  • To the Secretary of War 131
  • To the Secretary of the Treasury 133
  • To John Dandridge 134
  • To the Secretary of War - (private) 135
  • To the Secretary of State - (private and Confidential) 136
  • To the Secretary of the Treasury 138
  • To James Keith 139
  • To the Secretary of the Treasury - (private) 143
  • To the Secretary of War 146
  • To the Secretary of War - (private) 148
  • To the Secretary of State 149
  • To the Secretary of War 151
  • To the Secretary of State - (private) 151
  • To the Secretary of State 152
  • To the Secretary of State 154
  • To the Secretary of State - (private) 155
  • To the Secretary of War 156
  • To the Secretary of the Treasury 157
  • To the Secretary of the Treasury - (private) 158
  • To the Secretary of State 159
  • To the Secretary of War 161
  • To the Secretary of State 162
  • To the Secretary of War 163
  • To the Secretary of State 164
  • To Bartholomew Dandridge 165
  • To Duc De La Rochefoucauld-Liancourt 166
  • To the Postmaster General25joseph Habersham. 167
  • To the Secretary of War - (private) 169
  • To Henry Glen 171
  • To the Secretary of State 172
  • To John Lathrop, Junior 173
  • To John Marshall 174
  • To the Secretary of the Treasury - (private) 175
  • To the Secretary of War - (private) 176
  • To Alexander Hamilton 178
  • To the Secretary of State 179
  • To John Fitzgerald 182
  • To William Pearce 183
  • To Jeremiah Wadsworth 184
  • To Rufus King - (private) 185
  • To Alexander Hamilton - (private) 187
  • To John W. Bronaugh 190
  • Talk to the Cherokee Nation 192
  • To the Secretary of War 197
  • To the Secretary of the Treasury - (private) 198
  • To William Pearce 201
  • To Alexander Hamilton 202
  • To the Secretary of the Treasury 204
  • To William Pearce 205
  • To John Quincy Adams 206
  • To Charles Cotesworth Pinckney 207
  • To James Wood 209
  • To the Secretaries of State, Treasury and War 210
  • To the Commissioners of the District of Columbia 212
  • Farewell Address 213
  • To the Secretary of State 214
  • To the Justices of the County of Fairfax, Virginia 238
  • To William Augustine Washington 239
  • To the Secretary of State 240
  • To the Inhabitants of Shepherds Town. and Its Vicinity 241
  • To Wiliam Darke 243
  • To the Secretary of State 243
  • To the Secretary of War 244
  • To the Secretary of State 245
  • To the Commissioners of the District of Columbia 247
  • To William Pearce 248
  • To Alexander Hamilton - (private) 250
  • To Alexander Hamilton 251
  • Memorandum 255
  • To the Commissioners of the District of Columbia 256
  • To Landon Carter 266
  • To the Commissioners of the District of Columbia 268
  • To Alexander Hamilton 270
  • To Francis Deakins 273
  • To John W. Bronaugh 274
  • To Alexander Smith 275
  • To the Atrorney General - (private) 276
  • To William Pearce 277
  • To William Augustine Washington 278
  • To George Washington Parke Custis 280
  • To Tobias Lear 281
  • To William Pearce 283
  • To Alexander Hamilton 285
  • To James Linn, Vice President of the Council, and J. H. Imlay, Speaker of the House of Assembly of New Jersey 287
  • To the Commissioners of the District of Columbia 290
  • To William Pearce 290
  • To the Commissioners of the District of Columbia 291
  • To John Smith, William Mcguire, Charles Thruston, Robert White, Junior, and Hugh Holmes 292
  • To George Washington Parke Custis 293
  • To Joseph Whipple51united States Collector of Customs, Portsmouth, N. H. 294
  • To the Chiefs and Warriors, Representatives of the Wyandots, Delawares, Shawanoes, Ottawas, Chippewas, Potawatimes, Miamis, Eel River, Weeas, Kickapoos, Piankashaws, and Kaskaskias 299
  • To the Commissioners of the District of Columbia 302
  • To the Secretary of War 303
  • To William Pearce 305
  • To James Maury 306
  • To Charles Cotesworth Pinckney 307
  • To Governor John Hawkins Stone 308
  • To Gustavus Scott 309
  • To Reverend Jacob Van Vleck 310
  • To Sir John Sinclair 320
  • To Richard Peters 321
  • To Sir John Sinclair - (private) 323
  • To William Pearce 324
  • To Senators Elijah Paine and Isaactichenor74from Vermont. 331
  • To Robert Fulton 334
  • To William Pearce 336
  • To Robert Lewis 339
  • To Rufus King 340
  • To Governor John Hawkins Stone 342
  • To Gustavus Scott 343
  • To Alexander White 344
  • To the Commissioners of the District of Columbia 345
  • To William Thornton 346
  • To the Attorney General - (private) 348
  • To John Carey 349
  • To the Secretary of State - (private) 350
  • To James Anderson 351
  • To David Stuart 352
  • To the Secretary of State - (private) 357
  • To the Secretary of War - (private) 360
  • To George Washington Parke Custis 361
  • To Benjamin Walker 362
  • To the Pennsylvania Senate 363
  • To Tobias Lear 365
  • To John Trumbull 366
  • To Governor John Henry 367
  • To the Senate and the House of Representatives 368
  • To John Greenwood 369
  • To Richard Peters 370
  • To Alexander Hamilton 372
  • To John Greenwood 373
  • To George Walker 374
  • To James Anderson 376
  • To William Blount and William Cocke 380
  • To George Ball 380
  • To the Delaware Senators and Representatives 381
  • To James Anderson 382
  • To Matthias Slough 383
  • To Matthias Slough 385
  • To Matthias Slough 386
  • To the Secretary of State 388
  • To the Commissioners of the District of Columbia 388
  • To the Pennsylvania House of Representatives 391
  • To Joseph Fay 392
  • To the Vice President 394
  • a Toast Proposed at the Philadelphia Dancing Assembly 397
  • To Matthias Slough 399
  • To Landon Carter 399
  • To George Washington Parke Custis 401
  • To Allen Mclane 402
  • To the House of Representatives 404
  • Circular to Senators 406
  • To the Senate 407
  • To the Rector, Church Wardens, and Vestrymen of the United Episcopal Churches of Christ Church and St. Peter's 408
  • To Henry Lee 410
  • To the Commissioners of the District of Columbia 413
  • To the Clergy of Different Denominations Residing in and Near the City of Philadelphia 414
  • To Elizabeth Graeme Ferguson 416
  • To Sir John Sinclair 417
  • To George Ball 418
  • To Caleb Gibbs 420
  • To Chief Justice Oliver Ellsworth 420
  • To the Citizens of Alexandria and Its Neighborhood 421
  • To Tobias Lear 422
  • To Alexander Spotswood 424
  • To Reed & Ford 425
  • To Henry Lee 426
  • To Bartholomew Dandridge 427
  • To George Washington Parke Custis 428
  • To the Secretary of War - (private) 430
  • To George Lewis 431
  • To the Secretary of State 434
  • To Sir Edward Newenham 435
  • To Gustavus Scott 436
  • To the Grand Lodge of Ancient, Free and Accepted Masons of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts 438
  • To the Secretary of State 439
  • To Mary White Morris 440
  • To George Ball 443
  • To the Secretary of the Treasury 445
  • To Reed & Ford 446
  • To William Heath 447
  • To Reverend Samuel Stanhope Smith 448
  • To Thomas Pinckney 450
  • To Clement Biddle 451
  • To the Secretary of War 453
  • To the Secretary of the Treasury 455
  • To St. George Tucker 456
  • To the Secretary of the Treasury 458
  • To Daniel of St. Thomas Jenifer 460
  • To Clement Biddle 461
  • To Doctor Charles L. Carter 463
  • To Gustavus Scott 463
  • To John Fitzgerald 464
  • To Reverend Jacob Van Vleck 466
  • To Gustavus Scott 466
  • To Reverend Jedidiah Morse 467
  • To Charles Cotesworth Pinckney 468
  • To Gustavus Scott 470
  • To Rufus King 472
  • To John Quincy Adams 476
  • To Edward Carrington 477
  • To Charles Carter 477
  • To Clement Biddle 483
  • To the Editors of the Timepiece 487
  • To Edward Carrington 489
  • To the Secretary of War 490
  • To the Secretary of State 492
  • To the Earl of Radnor 493
  • To Robert Goodloe Harper 494
  • To Samuel Washington 497
  • To Willlam Strickland 499
  • To Sir John Sinclair 506
  • To the Secretary of State 508
  • To Richard Peters 509
  • To George Washington Parke Custis 510
  • To Bushrod Washington 511
  • To Rufus King 512
  • To the Attorney General 513
  • To the Secretary of State 514
  • Index 515
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