Quincy University -- TPS -- Primary Source Sets -- George Washington [July 2009]

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George Washington

 

Savage, Edward, artist. The Washington family--George Washington, his lady, and her two grandchildren by the name of Custis. (1790 - 1800). from Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division.   http://www.loc.gov/pictures/item/96512002/

Written Work:

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George Washington, School Copy Book: Volume 1, 1745

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George Washington, School Copy Book: Volume 2, 1745

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George Washington, Surveys, 1749

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George Washington, Diary, January 1 - May 22, 1760

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George Washington, Diary, February 1 - September 13, 1767

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George Washington, Diary, January 1, 1775 - June 19, 1775

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Enclosure, John Hancock to George Washington concerning the reading of the Declaration of Independence to the Revolutionary army, 4 July 1776.

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Letter, Benedict Arnold to George Washington pleading for mercy for his wife, 25 September 1780.

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George Washington, Diary, May 1 - August 14, 1781

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George Washington, Diary, May 11 - November 15, 1787

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George Washington, Diary, August 1, 1788 - February 2, 1789

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George Washington's first inaugural address, 30 April 1789.

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The President's message on the treaty papers. Gentlemen of the House of representatives ... Geo. Washington. United States March 30,1796 [Boston] [Signed of hand] Done by A. Martin Orrery Press [1796].

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George Washington, Diary, February 10 - December 13, 1799

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George Washington Papers at the Library of Congress, 1741-1799

 

Paintings/Photographs:

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George Washington

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George Washington

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Gen'l. George Washington

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George Washington

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George Washington

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George Washington, Esq'r. - Americanischer generalizzimus

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"I Do Solemnly Swear...": Presidential Inauguration

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George Washington, full-length portrait

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George Washington and the spy Harvey Birch

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Cornerstone laid by George Washington, Sept. 18, 1793

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General George Washington

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Life of George Washington / painted by Stearns ; lith. by Régnier, imp. Lemercier, Paris.

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Profile view of George Washington from marble bust by Houdon

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George Washington at Mt. Vernon

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George Washington & family

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George Washington crossing the Delaware River

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George Washington Esq., President of the United States of America

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Life of George Washington--The soldier

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Life of George Washington--The citizen

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1732 - George Washington - 1799

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George Washington Esq., President of the United States of America / E. Savage pinx et sculp.

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George Washington / painted by G. Stuart ; engraved by H.S. Sadd, N.Y.

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The Washington family--George Washington, his lady, and her two grandchildren by the name of Custis / painted & engraved by E. Savage.

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The Return from the hunt / J.L.G. Ferris. (1910)

 

Other:

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George Washington on America's Library

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[Plat of a survey of 2,314 acres of land, being the first large bottom on the east side of the Ohio River, 3 or 4 miles below the mouth, a portion of which is divided into 17 lots] W. Crawford, surv.

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George Washington's map, accompanying his "journal to the Ohio", 1754.

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George Washington Papers at the Library of Congress, 1741-1799