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No. Author Recipient Title Date Context
1 Washington, George [Diary entry: 29 April 1767] 1767-04-29 29. Sowed more flax seed behind the quarter.
2 Washington, George Sharpe, Horatio From George Washington to Horatio Sharpe, 20 July 1757 1757-07-20 I have undoubted intelligence that many Deserters from the Virginia Regiment are gone to, and are...
3 Franklin, Benjamin Cushing, Thomas From Benjamin Franklin to Thomas Cushing, 2 April 1774 1774-04-02 ALS : American Antiquarian Society; copy: Public Record Office My last was of the 22d past, since...
4 Franklin, Benjamin Jackson, Richard From Benjamin Franklin to Richard Jackson, 1 June 1764 1764-06-01 ALS : American Philosophical Society My last to you was of the 1st. of May, since which I am...
5 Franklin, Benjamin The Busy-Body, No. 2, 11 February 1729 1729-02-11 Printed in The American Weekly Mercury , February 11, 1728/9. All Fools have still an Itching to...
6 Washington, George [Diary entry: 15 August 1767] 1767-08-15 15. Finishd sowing the 39 Inch Cut of Corn in the Neck with 44½ Bushl. Wheat. Finishd sowing that...
7 Robert Cary & Company Washington, George To George Washington from Robert Cary & Co., 10 August … 1762-08-10 Letter not found: from Robert Cary & Co., 10 Aug. 1762. On 26 April 1763 GW wrote to Robert Cary...
8 Washington, George [Diary entry: 13 February 1773] 1773-02-13 13. Still at home. Mr. Dulany & Mr. Custis went to Mrs. Frenchs after Breakfast. The two young...
9 To Benjamin Franklin from Jonathan Potts, 10 December … 1766-12-10 AL : American Philosophical Society I wrote to you upon my arrival in Liverpool as did my Friend...
10 Washington, George [Diary entry: 10 June 1773] 1773-06-10 10. At home all day alone.
11 Watson, William William Watson: Notice of Franklin’s Experiments, 11 … 1750-01-11 MS : The Royal Society; also copy: American Academy of Arts and Sciences At the reading of this...
12 Pownall, John Franklin, Benjamin To Benjamin Franklin from John Pownall, 4 March 1767 1767-03-04 AL : American Philosophical Society Mr. Pownall presents his respectfull Compliments to Dr....
13 Franklin, Benjamin Colden, Cadwallader From Benjamin Franklin to Cadwallader Colden, 11 … 1750-10-11 ALS : New-York Historical Society I have learnt by different hands, that Dr. Mitchel continues in...
14 Washington, George [Diary entry: 14 February 1760] 1760-02-14 14. Ditto Ditto Do. Do. but cloudy.
15 Washington, George [Diary entry: 10 April 1748] 1748-04-10 Sunday 10th. We took our farewell of the Branch & travelld over Hills and Mountains to 1 Coddys...
16 Franklin, Benjamin Memorandum on Chatham’s Plan of Conciliation, [on or … 1775-02-01 AD : Library of Congress On January 29 Chatham left with Franklin the conciliatory plan that he...
17 Washington, George [Diary entry: 28 August 1773] 1773-08-28 28. Warm again, with very little Wind and that Southerly.
18 Masters, W. Franklin, Benjamin To Benjamin Franklin from W. Masters, [1769?] 1769-01-01 LS : American Philosophical Society Though I have not the honour of an intimate acquaintance with...
19 Spangenberg, Augustus Gottlieb Franklin, Benjamin To Benjamin Franklin from Augustus Gottlieb … 1756-01-29 Copy: Archives of the Moravian Church, Bethlehem When I think of the Multitude of Things, which...
20 Whitehurst, John Franklin, Benjamin To Benjamin Franklin from John Whitehurst, 18 January … 1770-01-18 ALS : American Philosophical Society The natural tendency of philosophical minds to promote...
21 Washington, George [Diary entry: 25 December 1773] 1773-12-25 25. Raining more or less all day with the Wind fresh from the Southward. Snow intirely dissolv’d.
22 Washington, George [Diary entry: 19 January 1772] 1772-01-19 19. At home all day. In the Afternoon Majr. Wagener and Mr. John Barnes with Doctr. Craik came...
23 Washington, George [Diary entry: 8 August 1770] 1770-08-08 8. Dined at Colo. Lewis’s. GW apparently clubbed at Weedon’s again this evening and played cards,...
24 Washington, George Dinwiddie, Robert From George Washington to Robert Dinwiddie, 29 May 1754 1754-05-29 To answer your Honour’s Letter of the 25th by Mr Birney —I shall begin with assuring you, that...
25 Washington, George [Diary entry: 1 October 1768] 1768-10-01 Octr. 1. Clear and pleasant. Still forenoon but brisk Southwestwardly Wind afterwds.
26 Minutes of the Committee on the Purfleet Magazine … 1772-08-12 Copy: the Royal Society; partial copy: American Philosophical Society <August 12: The Committee...
27 Norris, Isaac Franklin, Benjamin To Benjamin Franklin from Isaac Norris, 5 August 1761 1761-08-05 Letterbook copy: Historical Society of Pennsylvania I wrote the Above in much haste, and yet it...
28 Washington, George Peyton, Henry From George Washington to Henry Peyton, 4 June 1756 1756-06-04 I was pleased to hear of your alertness in marching to Pattersons Creek upon the last alarm; and...
29 Washington, George [Diary entry: 3 February 1773] 1773-02-03 3. Ground very hard froze which thawd but little being Cloudy & like for falling weather all...
30 Washington, George Stewart, Robert From George Washington to Robert Stewart, 17 December … 1756-12-17 Ensign Crawford has referred a dispute to me concerning his rank in the Army. I must determine in...
31 Washington, George [Diary entry: 28 February 1770] 1770-02-28 28. Clear and pleasant with but little Wind & that Southwardly.
32 Adams, John 1772. Novr. 21. 1772-11-21 Next Tuesday I shall remove my Family to Boston, after residing in Braintree about 19 Months. I...
33 Washington, George [Diary entry: 25 May 1770] 1770-05-25 25. Dined at the Palace & attended a Committee of the Association at Hayes. Spent the Eveng....
34 Washington, George [Diary entry: 4 March 1760] 1760-03-04 4. High Westerly Wind—clear & cool.
35 Washington, George Cash Accounts, August 1759 1759-08-01 Cash Augt 9— To Cash of Sampson Darrel for the Rent of Mrs Gists Pl[antatio]n £6. 1.8 10— To...
36 Washington, George Acct. of the Weather in Decr. [1774] 1774-12-01 Decr. 1st. Clear and pleasant, with but little Wind and that Southerly. 2. Cool & frosty in the...
37 Washington, George Gildart, James From George Washington to James Gildart, 3 April 1761 1761-04-03 Several of your favours now lye before me, but the last of Novr 9th I shall particularly take...
38 Dinwiddie, Robert Washington, George To George Washington from Robert Dinwiddie, 26 October … 1756-10-26 I recd Your Letter from Augusta & observe its Contents —the Behaviour of the Militia is very...
39 Washington, George [Diary entry: 18 September 1773] 1773-09-18 18. Went to a Barbicue of my own giving at Accotinck. Mr. Robt. Alexander & his Bror. George came...
40 Fairfax, William Washington, George To George Washington from William Fairfax, 20 July 1757 1757-07-20 I rec’d yr Favor of the 17th inst. this Day by your Messenger. The Narrative of the Deposition...
41 Franklin, Benjamin The Busy-Body, No. 8, 27 March 1729 1729-03-27 Printed in The American Weekly Mercury , March 27, 1729. ——Quid non mortalia Pectora cogis Auri...
42 Washington, George Wood, James From George Washington to James Wood, 30 March 1773 1773-03-30 I intended to have had a little further conversation with you on the subject of the Florida...
43 Washington, George [Diary entry: 9 January 1772] 1772-01-09 9. Very pleasant Mild Morning, & Clear day. Abt. Noon the Wind blew pretty fresh from the...
44 Washington, George [Diary entry: 6 May 1772] 1772-05-06 6. Rid to the Mill, Doeg Run, and Ferry before Dinner. In the Afternoon Doctr. Rumney and Mr....
45 Collinson, Peter Franklin, Benjamin To Benjamin Franklin from Peter Collinson, 5 February … 1750-02-05 ALS : American Philosophical Society I have so many Obligations to my kind Friend, that I...
46 Adams, John Tudor, William From John Adams to William Tudor, 28 August 1774 1774-08-28 I received your obliging Letter at New York, and it was peculiarly acceptable to me and my...
47 Adams, John Wednesday. May 22. 1771. 1771-05-22 At Plymouth. Put up at Wetheralls, near the County House—lodged with Mr. Angier, where we had a...
48 Franklin, Benjamin Advertisement, 1 November 1750 1750-11-01 Printed in The Pennsylvania Gazette , November 1, 1750. Whereas on Saturday night last, the house...
49 [February 1754] 1754-02-01 This winter, we had a vacation. In the winter of 1754 we had no snow at all save a smattering or...
50 Washington, George Card Playing Expenses, 1772–1774, 1 January 1775 1775-01-01 Cards—& other Play Dr 1772 Feby 28— To Cash lost at Fredericksburg 2. 3.6 Mar. 2— To Ditto lost...