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§ From George Washington. Ca. 1789–1796. Three notes requesting consultation with JM on...
AD , DLC:GW . For background to this document, see Farm Reports, 6–12 Dec. 1789, source note . A...
Extracted from the Report of the Proceedings of the Commissioners, appointed to Treat with the...
The President of the United States presents his Compliments to Mr Jay, and informs him that the...
While I request you to accept my thanks for your kind address, I must profess myself highly...
6[April 1789] (Washington Papers)
[16 April 1789] About ten o’clock I bade adieu to Mount Vernon, to private life, and to domestic...
7[Diary entry: 23 April 1789] (Washington Papers)
[23 April 1789] The display of boats which attended and joined us on this occasion, some with...
As your truly affectionate and solemn address to me on my late appointment merits, so it...
General Washington presents his compliments to the President of the State, and requests his...
I receive with great satisfaction the affectionate congratulations of the President and Supreme...
General Washington cannot leave this place without expressing his acknowledgments, to the Matrons...
In the respectful address of the Burgesses and common council of the Borough of Wilmington, I...
I return you my sincere thanks for your congratulations and good wishes on my appointment to the...
Upon my alighting in this City I received your communication of the 17th with the resolutions of...
The Congratulations of my fellow Soldiers & faithful followers in the Military line of this...
I consider myself particularly obliged to you, Gentlemen, for your congratulatory address on my...
It affords me the most sensible pleasure to be informed that my accession to the chief Magistracy...
I accept with peculiar pleasure the address of the university of the State of Pennsylvania upon...
The tokens of regard and affection, which I have often received from the Citizens of this Town,...
20[Diary entry: 16 April 1789] (Washington Papers)
[16 April 1789] About ten o’clock I bade adieu to Mount Vernon, to private life, and to domestic...
Although I ought not to conceal, yet I cannot describe, the painful emotions which I felt in...
I had the honor to receive your Official Communication, by the hand of Mr Secretary Thompson,...
Sir, I have been long accustomed to entertain so great a respect for the opinion of my fellow...
I have in my possession a bill of Exchange f[or] 333 24/72 Dollars drawn upon you by Mr Donald of...
Your letter of the 4th instant came duly to hand—It would be an arduous, if not an impracticable,...
I have duly received your letter of the 2d Instt—and in replying to it, again assure you, with...
I have duly received your letter of the 8 Instt —From a bad memory, I can recollect nothing of...
I had the honor to receive, by the last post, your very polite letter; and must beg you to accept...
The cloth & Buttons which accompanied your favor of the 30th Ult., came safe by Colo. Hanson; and...
I have received you[r] letter of the 23d Ulto accompanied with the Cloth whh the Directors of the...
I have just received a letter from Mr Shotwell of New York, surviving partner of the House of...
To promise what one does not perform is at all times wrong but in the delay of the Grass-seeds...
I would thank you for informing me, when it is convenient to you, whether a Deed of Conveyance...
Your letter of the 3d has been duly received—The Bond of Messrs Montgomerie, Willson, Stewart &ca...
Sometime ago Mr Muse informed me by letter—that he expected an order for the delivery to him of...
Your favor of the 29th Ulto came duly to hand, since which I have received a letter from Mr...
In an overhaul, and arrangement of my papers, I have found an agreement (and Bond for the...
I have duly received your letter of the 26 Ulto and am sorry to inform you that it is not in my...
The letter with which you was pleased to favor me, dated the 29th Ulto came to hand. For proof of...
I have received your letter of the 25th Ulto and likewise one from your Brother Colo. J.F. Mercer...
In acknowledging the receipt of your obliging favor of the 28 ult. I pray you to be assured that...
As it seems that it will be my unavoidable lot to be again brought into publick life, however...
The Mail of the 30th brought me your favor of the 23d—For which, & the regular information you...
With a heart duly impressed with a sense of the kind invitation you have been pleased to give me...
I have been duly favored with yr Letter of the 26th Ult. —and had before seen a letter from you...
As I am now in the act of bidding an adieu to my home—for a longer time perhaps than I wish—I...
I am about to leave my home whether for a length of time, is more than I can tell at present. But...
The bearer of this, Mr Caleb Stone, is desireous of settling on some of my lands on the Kanawa,...
I have received your letters of the 17th & 21st Insts. the latter containing a Draft on Mr Josiah...
Having given very full & ample details of the intended crops—and my ideas of the modes of...