George Washington


Stuart Portrait of George Washington


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On Maintaining an Army (A letter from George Washington to Congress in September, 1776)

Announcing the Battle of Trenton (A letter Washington wrote to Congress on December 25, 1776)

President Washington’s First Inaugural Address

Read George Washington’s Farewell Address. His Farewell Address is listed in the following Common Core Standards: English Language Arts Standards » Standard 10: Range, Quality, & Complexity » Texts Illustrating the Complexity, Quality, & Range of Student Reading 9-10 (Informational Texts: Literary Nonfiction and Historical, Scientific, and Technical Texts)

There are also a bevy of different documents that mention George Washington including the Articles of Capitulation.


Information about George Washington on Other Websites

George Washington PapersGeorge Washington Papers at the Library of Congress
The complete George Washington Papers collection from the Manuscript Division at the Library of Congress consists of approximately 65,000 documents. This is the largest collection of original Washington documents in the world. Document types in the collection as a whole include correspondence, letterbooks, commonplace books, diaries, journals, financial account books, military records, reports, and notes accumulated by Washington from 1741 through 1799. The collection is organized into nine Series.


Library of Congress Washington, Jefferson, and Lincoln: Three Great Presidents primary source set

Mount Vernon Map drawn by George Washington

Mount Vernon Map drawn by George Washington

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