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3951[Diary entry: 1 May 1796] (Washington Papers)
1. Clear and cool all day. Wind at No. Wt.
3952[Diary entry: 26 April 1795] (Washington Papers)
26. Came to George Town.
3953[Diary entry: 11 September 1795] (Washington Papers)
11. Breakfasted at Baltimore. Dined & lodged at Spurriers.
3954[Diary entry: 6 July 1790] (Washington Papers)
Tuesday 6th. Exercised on Horse-back betwn. 5 & 7 Oclock in the Morning. At 9 Oclock I sat for Mr. Trumbull to finish my pictures in some of his historical pieces. Anounced to the House of Representatives (where the Bills originated) my Assent to the Acts which were presented to me on Friday last—One of which Authorises the President to purchase the whole, or such part of that tract of Land...
3955[Diary entry: 30 April 1795] (Washington Papers)
30. Rogers’s—Susquehanna.
3956[Diary entry: 29 August 1795] (Washington Papers)
29. Thick morning clear & hot afterwd.
3957[Diary entry: 10 July 1790] (Washington Papers)
Saturday 10th. Having formed a Party, consisting of the Vice-President, his lady, Son & Miss Smith; the Secretaries of State, Treasury & War, and the ladies of the two latter; with all the Gentlemen of my family, Mrs. Lear & the two Children we visited the old position of Fort Washington and afterwards dined on a dinner provided by Mr. Mariner at the House lately Colo. Roger Morris but...
3958[Diary entry: 1 May 1795] (Washington Papers)
May—1st. Came to Wilmington.
3959[Diary entry: 9 September 1795] (Washington Papers)
9. Do. Clear & very warm.
3960[Diary entry: 13 September 1795] (Washington Papers)
13. Do. at So. Wt. with Showers. Warmr.
3961[Diary entry: 24 January 1797] (Washington Papers)
24. Wind in the same quarter & thawing fast. Went to the Pantheon in the evening. [26] went to the pantheon : The following advertisement appeared in a Philadelphia newspaper on 23 Jan.: “Pantheon, and R icketts’s A mphitheatre. M r. R icketts takes the liberty of announcing to his friends and the public, that to-morrow evening there will be a variety of performances, at the Pantheon by desire...
3962[Diary entry: 6 October 1789] (Washington Papers)
Tuesday 6th. Exercised in a Carriage with Mrs. Washington in the forenoon. Conversed with Genl. Knox (Secretary at War) on the above tour who also recommended it accordingly. Signed Letters of Instructions to the Governor of the Western Territory respecting the situation of matters in that Quarter. And authorized him, in case the hostile disposition of the Indians was such as to make it...
3963[Diary entry: 14 February 1797] (Washington Papers)
14. Fine Rain—Wind in the same quarter. Mercury 38.
3964[Diary entry: 19 May 1791] (Washington Papers)
Thursday 19th. Received & answered an Address from the Citizens of Augusta; dined with a large Company of them at their Court Ho.; and went to an Assembly in the evening at the Accadamy; at which there were between 60 & 70 well dressed ladies. The address of the Augusta citizens and a copy of GW’s reply are in DLC:GW . About 3:00 P.M. GW reviewed the Augusta Light Horse, and at 4:30 P.M. he...
3965[Diary entry: 10 October 1789] (Washington Papers)
Saturday 10th. Pursuant to an engagement formed on Thursday last—I set off about 9 Oclock in my Barge to Visit Mr. Prince’s fruit Gardens & shrubberies at Flushing on Long Island. The Vice President—Governor of the State, Mr. Izard, Colo. Smith and Majr. Jackson accompanied me. These Gardens except in the number of young fruit Trees did not answer my expectations—The shrubs were trifling and...
3966[Diary entry: 9 June 1791] (Washington Papers)
Thursday 9th. Set off very early from Moores but the proper ferry boat being hauled up, we were a tedious while crossing in one of the Boats used in the navigation of the River; being obliged to carry one carriage at a time, without horses & crossways the Boat on planks. Breakfasted at a Widow pains 17 Miles on the No. side of the River, and lodged at a Mrs. Jordans a private house where we...
3967[Diary entry: 23 May 1791] (Washington Papers)
Monday 23d. Dined at a public dinner in the State house with a number of Gentlemen & Ladies of the Town of Columbia, & Country round about to the amt. of more than 150, of which 50 or 60 were of the latter. At noon today GW rceived “the gentlemen of Columbia, Granby, Winnsboro’, Camden, Statesburgh, Bellville and Orangeburgh, and their vicinity (who were present at Columbia) . . . . At four...
3968[Diary entry: 29 January 1790] (Washington Papers)
Friday 29th. Exercised on horse back this forenn.; during my ride, Mr. Johnston, one of the Senators from No. Carolina who had just arrived came to pay his respects, as did Mr. Cushing, one of the Associate judges. The latter came again about 3 Oclock introduced by the Vice President. Received from the Governor of No. Carolina, an Act of the Legislature of that State, authorising the Senators...
George Washington President of the United States of America. To all whom it may concern. The Sieur Antoine Charbonet Duplaine heretofore having produced to me his Commission as Vice Consul for the Republick of France, within the States of New Hampshire, Massachussets, and Rhode Island, and having thereon received from me an Exequatur bearing date the fifth day of June 1793. recognising him as...
3970[Diary entry: 27 June 1791] (Washington Papers)
Monday 27th. Left Mount Vernon for George town before Six Oclock; and according to appointment met the Commissioners at that place by 9—then calling together the Proprietors of the Lands on which the federal City was proposed to be built who had agreed to cede them on certain conditions at the last meeting I had with them at this place but from some misconception with respect to the extension...
3971[Diary entry: 4 January 1796] (Washington Papers)
4. Remarkably mild—clear & pleasant. Wind So. Wt.
3972[Diary entry: 19 February 1790] (Washington Papers)
Friday 19th. Exercised on horse-back about 9 oclock. Walked afterwards to my New House. Received a Captn. Drew, Comr. of a British Sloop of War, sent Express to Sir John Temple Consul General of that Nation in the U. States. The Visitors this Evening to Mrs. Washington were numerous and respectable. Captain Drew, in command of the Echo , sailed on his return voyage to Plymouth 6 Mar. (...
3973[Diary entry: 3 July 1791] (Washington Papers)
Sunday 3d. Received, and answered an address from the Inhabitants of York town—& there being no Episcopal Minister present in the place, I went to hear morning Service performed in the Dutch reformed Church—which, being in that language not a word of which I understood I was in no danger of becoming a proselyte to its religion by the eloquence of the Preacher. After Service, accompanied by...
3974[Diary entry: 9 March 1790] (Washington Papers)
Tuesday 9th. A good many Gentlemen attended the Levy to day; among whom were many members of Congress.
3975[Diary entry: 23 February 1790] (Washington Papers)
Tuesday 23d. Few or no visiters at the Levee today, from the idea of my being on the move. After dinner Mrs. Washington Myself & Children removed and lodged at our New habitation. removed : See entry for 1 Feb. 1790 .
3976[Diary entry: 29 October 1795] (Washington Papers)
29. Do. Do. Do.
3977[July 1795 (1)] (Washington Papers)
1. Wind at So. Et. Raing. more or less all day. 2. Do. at East—cloudy more or less. 3. Do. do. Clear & growing warm. 4. Do. do.—heavy morng. but clear afterwds. 5. Do. do. in the morning West in the aftern. 6. Do. So. Wt. & fresh—Warm also. 7. Cool morning—fresh No. Wind all day. 8. Southerly & warm—but little Wind. 9. Much as yesterday. 10. Very sultry, with little or no Wind.
3978[Diary entry: 13 March 1790] (Washington Papers)
Saturday 13th. Exercised about 11 Oclock with Mrs. Washington & the Children, in the Coach.
3979Proclamation, 10 May 1792 (Washington Papers)
In the name of the United States. To all to whom these Presents shall come. Whereas it hath been duly certified to me by the Secretary of the Treasury, in pursuance of the Act intituled “An Act authorising the grant and conveyance of certain lands to the Ohio Company of Associates” that Rufus Putnam, Manasseh Cutler, Robert Oliver, and Griffin Green have delivered to him warrants which issued...
The aspect of affairs in Europe during the last summer, and especially between Spain and England, gave reason to expect a favorable occasion for pressing to accommodation the unsettled matters between them and us. Mr. Carmichael, our Chargé des affaires at Madrid, having been long absent from his country, great changes having taken place in our circumstances and sentiments during that...
3981[Diary entry: 3 April 1790] (Washington Papers)
Saturday 3d. Exercised in the Coach with Mrs. Washington and the Children. Gave notice to the Senate House of Congress that I had given my assent to the Act accepting the Cession of No. Carolina & to the other House that I had passed the Bill to prevent the exportation of Goods not duly inspected according to the Laws of the several States—these being the Houses in wch. they respectively...
3982[Diary entry: 26 June 1795] (Washington Papers)
26. Do. No. Wt. Clear & cooler all day.
3983[Diary entry: 16 July 1795] (Washington Papers)
16. Do. Do. but clear & warmer.
3984[Diary entry: 30 June 1795] (Washington Papers)
30. Do. Do. Cloudy forenoon. Rain after.
3985[Diary entry: 20 July 1795] (Washington Papers)
20. After doing business with the Comrs. of the fedl. City I proceeded on my journey & got home to dinner. The commissioners of the Federal City at this time were Gustavus Scott, William Thornton, and Alexander White. There had been endless disputes arising from the planning and development of the city. This meeting with the commissioners, however, dealt with an especially serious matter....
3986[Diary entry: 12 December 1795] (Washington Papers)
12. Rain, with the Wind at East.
3987[Diary entry: 20 July 1795] (Washington Papers)
20. Do. Do. Do.
George Washington President of the United States of America. To all to whom these Presents shall come—Greeting. Whereas a Convention for defining and establishing the Functions and Privileges of the respective Consuls and Vice Consuls of his most christian Majesty, and of the said United States, duly and respectively authorised for that purpose, which convention is in the form and words...
The P. has given the enclosed letters an attentive reading and consideration, and has found nothing in them but what is just , and in the hands of a prudent user proper ; but at the end of the words of the letter to Mr. C “this wrong” 2d. page 10th. line may it not be well to add—“yet with that prudence and circumspection which will not commit the Government to the necessity of proceeding to...
3990[Diary entry: 25 December 1789] (Washington Papers)
Friday 25th. Christmas day. Went to St. Pauls Chapel in the forenoon. The Visitors to Mrs. Washington this afternoon were not numerous but respectable.
It appearing by the Report of the Secretary of the Government North West of the Ohio, that there are certain cases respecting grants of land within that territory, which require the interference of the Legislature of the United States;—I have directed a Copy of said Report and the Papers therein referred to to be laid before you; together with a copy of the Report of the Secretary of State...
3992[Diary entry: 26 March 1791] (Washington Papers)
Saturday 26th. Spent the forenoon in my room preparing papers &ca. against my arrival at George Town. Dined at the Governors and went to the Assembly in the Evening where I stayed till half past ten oclock. In the Afternoon of this day Paris and my other two horses arrived from Rock-hall. GW “again dined with a large company” at the governor’s house, “and in the evening,” reported the Maryland...
Officers of the Regiment of Infantry Leiut. Colo. Commandant Josiah Harmar And a Brigadier General by brevet, he having been appointed such by a resolve of Congress of the 31st of July 1787 Majors John Plasgrave Wyllys John F. Hamtramck Captains Jonathan Heart David Zeigler William McCurdy John Mercer David Strong John Smith Joseph Ashton Erkuries Beatty. Lieutenants John Armstrong John Pratt...