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Washington, George, 1732-1799

 Person

Found in 467 Collections and/or Records:

29 Statue of George Washington, U. S. Capitol

 Item — Waldsmith Collection - Box 1: Series RP-3216 ; ST-7184
Identifier: RP-3216 ; ST-7154 ; Waldsmith 072
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

Views of Mount Vernon spanning more than 100 years. The Robert Waldsmith Collection consists of approximately 315 stereographs and cabinet cards by Alexander Gardner, N. G. Johnson, Luke D. Dillon, and others. Highlights of the collection include: several west front views of the Mansion, including the earlist known one by Frederick Langenheim, circa 1856; an early view of the tomb, circa 1857, and a collection of Washington statues and buildings honoring the first President.

Dates: 1856-1981

402a Statue, Union Square N.Y.

 Item — Waldsmith Collection - Box 1: Series RP-3216 ; ST-7184
Identifier: RP-3216 ; ST-7184 ; Waldsmith 191
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

Views of Mount Vernon spanning more than 100 years. The Robert Waldsmith Collection consists of approximately 315 stereographs and cabinet cards by Alexander Gardner, N. G. Johnson, Luke D. Dillon, and others. Highlights of the collection include: several west front views of the Mansion, including the earlist known one by Frederick Langenheim, circa 1856; an early view of the tomb, circa 1857, and a collection of Washington statues and buildings honoring the first President.

Dates: 1856-1981

437 Washington Statue.

 Item — Waldsmith Collection - Box 1: Series RP-3216 ; ST-7184
Identifier: RP-3216 ; ST-7184 ; Waldsmith 201
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

Views of Mount Vernon spanning more than 100 years. The Robert Waldsmith Collection consists of approximately 315 stereographs and cabinet cards by Alexander Gardner, N. G. Johnson, Luke D. Dillon, and others. Highlights of the collection include: several west front views of the Mansion, including the earlist known one by Frederick Langenheim, circa 1856; an early view of the tomb, circa 1857, and a collection of Washington statues and buildings honoring the first President.

Dates: 1856-1981

1009--Wall Street, New York, N. Y., U. S. A., 1890

 Item — Waldsmith Collection - Box 1: Series RP-3216 ; ST-7184
Identifier: RP-3216 ; ST-7184 ; Waldsmith 066
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

Views of Mount Vernon spanning more than 100 years. The Robert Waldsmith Collection consists of approximately 315 stereographs and cabinet cards by Alexander Gardner, N. G. Johnson, Luke D. Dillon, and others. Highlights of the collection include: several west front views of the Mansion, including the earlist known one by Frederick Langenheim, circa 1856; an early view of the tomb, circa 1857, and a collection of Washington statues and buildings honoring the first President.

Dates: 1890

1241 "Washington Walk" Wash'n D. C.

 Item — Waldsmith Collection - Box 1: Series RP-3216 ; ST-7184
Identifier: RP-3216 ; ST-7154 ; Waldsmith 198
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

Views of Mount Vernon spanning more than 100 years. The Robert Waldsmith Collection consists of approximately 315 stereographs and cabinet cards by Alexander Gardner, N. G. Johnson, Luke D. Dillon, and others. Highlights of the collection include: several west front views of the Mansion, including the earlist known one by Frederick Langenheim, circa 1856; an early view of the tomb, circa 1857, and a collection of Washington statues and buildings honoring the first President.

Dates: 1856-1981

8443. South Court, from the Rotunda, Fine Arts Building, Columbian Exposition., 1893, 1893

 Item — Waldsmith Collection - Box 1: Series RP-3216 ; ST-7184
Identifier: RP-3216 ; ST-7184 ; Waldsmith 106
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

Views of Mount Vernon spanning more than 100 years. The Robert Waldsmith Collection consists of approximately 315 stereographs and cabinet cards by Alexander Gardner, N. G. Johnson, Luke D. Dillon, and others. Highlights of the collection include: several west front views of the Mansion, including the earlist known one by Frederick Langenheim, circa 1856; an early view of the tomb, circa 1857, and a collection of Washington statues and buildings honoring the first President.

Dates: 1893; Copyright: 1893

8446. North Court, from the Rotunda, Fine Arts Building, Columbian Exposition., 1893, 1893

 Item — Waldsmith Collection - Box 1: Series RP-3216 ; ST-7184
Identifier: RP-3216 ; ST-7184 ; Waldsmith 105
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

Views of Mount Vernon spanning more than 100 years. The Robert Waldsmith Collection consists of approximately 315 stereographs and cabinet cards by Alexander Gardner, N. G. Johnson, Luke D. Dillon, and others. Highlights of the collection include: several west front views of the Mansion, including the earlist known one by Frederick Langenheim, circa 1856; an early view of the tomb, circa 1857, and a collection of Washington statues and buildings honoring the first President.

Dates: 1893; Copyright: 1893

8686. Center Court, Fine Arts Building, World's Columbian Exposition., 1893, 1894

 Item — Waldsmith Collection - Box 1: Series RP-3216 ; ST-7184
Identifier: RP-3216 ; ST-7184 ; Waldsmith 103
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

Views of Mount Vernon spanning more than 100 years. The Robert Waldsmith Collection consists of approximately 315 stereographs and cabinet cards by Alexander Gardner, N. G. Johnson, Luke D. Dillon, and others. Highlights of the collection include: several west front views of the Mansion, including the earlist known one by Frederick Langenheim, circa 1856; an early view of the tomb, circa 1857, and a collection of Washington statues and buildings honoring the first President.

Dates: 1893; Copyright: 1894

8687. Center Court, Fine Arts Building, World's Columbian Exposition., 1893, 1894

 Item — Waldsmith Collection - Box 1: Series RP-3216 ; ST-7184
Identifier: RP-3216 ; ST-7184 ; Waldsmith 104
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

Views of Mount Vernon spanning more than 100 years. The Robert Waldsmith Collection consists of approximately 315 stereographs and cabinet cards by Alexander Gardner, N. G. Johnson, Luke D. Dillon, and others. Highlights of the collection include: several west front views of the Mansion, including the earlist known one by Frederick Langenheim, circa 1856; an early view of the tomb, circa 1857, and a collection of Washington statues and buildings honoring the first President.

Dates: 1893; Copyright: 1894

32778 The Site of Ft. LeBoeuf Where Washington Delivered Governor Dinwiddie's Message to the French, Waterford, Penna.

 Item — Waldsmith Collection - Box 1: Series RP-3216 ; ST-7184
Identifier: RP-3216 ; ST-7184 ; Waldsmith 195
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

Views of Mount Vernon spanning more than 100 years. The Robert Waldsmith Collection consists of approximately 315 stereographs and cabinet cards by Alexander Gardner, N. G. Johnson, Luke D. Dillon, and others. Highlights of the collection include: several west front views of the Mansion, including the earlist known one by Frederick Langenheim, circa 1856; an early view of the tomb, circa 1857, and a collection of Washington statues and buildings honoring the first President.

Dates: 1856-1981

Account, ledger account of kitchen staples, 1794 April-June

 Item — Box 35, Folder: 1794.04.00
Identifier: W-678
Scope and Contents

Day by day account in G.W.'s hand, of amt. and price of each item of food bought during the period--for month of June, no day by day account is included, but a total of each thing for 30 days of June.

Dates: 1794 April-June

Account of articles sold, estate of George Washington, 1802 July 21

 Item — Box 38, Folder: 1802.07.21
Identifier: W-815
Scope and Contents Autograph document, 7 pages. In hand of Albin Rawlins, an account of articles sold at the July 21st sale on six months credit (See "Book of Sales and of Mount Vernon Property"). This appears to be a rough draft (made at the time of auction) of the list entered in this executors' account book -- Rawlins' list gives name of purchaser, item and price; sale of chariot and harness, coachee, horses, clover machine, sheep, bulls, cows, calves, steers, marquee, tents, saddles, canteen, tin machine,...
Dates: 1802 July 21

Account, to Battaile Muse, 1785 October 27

 Item — Box 3, Folder: 1785.10.27
Identifier: RM-1107; MS-5783
Scope and Contents

Washington contracts in advance to purchase all 1,000 bushels of wheat from Mr. Battaile Muse. Purchased for George Washington's mill. Paid 6 shillings per bushel.

Dates: 1785 October 27

Account, to George William Fairfax, 1773 September 16 - 1774 April 26

 Item — Box 2, Folder: 1773.09.16
Identifier: W-424
Scope and Contents

Account : George William Fairfax with Craven Peyton

Dates: 1773 September 16 - 1774 April 26

Account, to Henry Whiting, 1784 August 20

 Item — Box 3, Folder: 1784.08.20
Identifier: RM-617; MS-4521
Scope and Contents

Receipt for rents owed and paid by Henry Whiting on account of plantation rented from George Washington for 11 years by Whiting's father.

Dates: 1784 August 20

Account, to William Herbert, 1775 March-July

 Item — Box 2, Folder: 1773.03.00
Identifier: W-1203/A
Scope and Contents

George Washington endorsed this account of his financial transactions with the prominent Alexandria merchant William Herbert. A frequent visitor to Mount Vernon, Herbert was an Irish immigrant who married Sarah Carlyle and later became the President of the Bank of Alexandria. Herbert signed this two page account and Washington endorsed it on the verso. The transactions recorded here date from March through July of 1775.

Dates: 1775 March-July

Account with Joseph Corre, 1790 April 15-July 7

 Item — Box 23, Folder: 1790.04.15
Identifier: 2018-SC-041
Scope and Contents

One page of accounts between the President's household in New York and local confectioner Joseph Corre. Includes purchases of macaroni, bitter almonds, caraway seed, and ice cream. On April 15, the President's household purchased "dinner drest," when John and Abigail Adams, John Jay, and Thomas Jefferson dined with him. "Dinner drest" was ordered again on April 29 when Washington dined with a group of senators.


Signed by Joseph Corre and docketed on verso.

Dates: 1790 April 15-July 7

Accounts, 1770-1777

 Item — Box 2, Folder: 1770.00.00
Identifier: A-301.1
Scope and Contents

Moneys expended and received on behalf of George Washington by [probably a manager or overseer].

Dates: 1770-1777

Accounts with Pope and Cadle, 1789 April 30-May 22

 Item — Box 22, Folder: 1789.04.30
Identifier: 2018-SC-040
Scope and Contents PA list of accounts addressed to His Excellency Gen. Washington Esq. from the firm of Pope and Cadle, who sold lace, silk, and other hosiery at 12 William Street, New York. The document shows that on April 30, the day of his inauguration, Washington purchased 3 hat tassels. In May, he purchased 3 pairs of white silk hose and 28 yards livery lace. A note at the bottom states that one pair of hose was for Tobias Lear, who paid for them separately.It is likely that the hat tassels...
Dates: 1789 April 30-May 22

Advocate and Sentinel, Huntington, PA, 1838 January 3

 Item
Identifier: RM-346; NEWS-2339
Scope and Contents The paper carries a reprint from the Philadelphia Gazette reporting that the remains of General Washington were recently placed in a sarcophagus made by Mr. Struthers of Philadelphia. At the time of the removal evidence was found of a remarkable state of preservation. "The high pale brow wore a calm and serene expression; and the lips, pressed still together, had a grave and solemn smile, such as they doubtless wore when the first President gave up his blameless mortal life, for an immortal...
Dates: Publication: 1838 January 3

Bartholomew Dandridge, Jr. to George Washington, 1800 January 15

 File — Box 1, Folder: 10
Scope and Contents

Autograph letter signed with integral free franked address panel. Bartholomew Dandridge, Jr., London, to George Washington. Bartholomew Dandridge, Jr., writes to his uncle about his business ventures from London. He had not yet received word of Washington's death on December 14, 1799.

Dates: 1800 January 15

Bill, from John Montgomery, 1766 August 2

 Item — Box 17, Folder: 1766.08.02
Identifier: A-366.6
Scope and Contents

Bill for freight charges on one butt of wine shipped on "Alexandria."

Dates: 1766 August 2

Bill, from Thomas Craig, 1787 July 16

 Item — Box 21, Folder: 1787.07.16
Identifier: W-1310/A.33
Scope and Contents

Receipt for £13.2.6 on July 16, 1787 in Washington's hand, signed by Craig. Bill for 6 weeks board for two servants at 25/ each, plus balance of old account--total £13.15.

Dates: 1787 July 16

Bill, George W. Munn to the estate of George Washington, 1800 February 5

 Item — Box 36, Folder: 1800.02.05
Identifier: RM-215; MS-2684
Scope and Contents

A bill for 11 items which came to a total of £22.18.9. A particular item is recorded for "Leading a Coffin" which came to £14.10.0. Alexander Smith documented Mr. Munn's receipt of payment in Alexandria on May 14, 1800.

Dates: 1800 February 5

Bill, to William Herbert, 1775 April 20

 Item — Box 2, Folder: 1775.04.20
Identifier: W-1203/B
Scope and Contents

Bill for making coat and waistcoat, breeches, altering a coat and breeches, making another coat on a later date, and making a suit of regimentals.

Dates: 1775 April 20

Boston and Vicinity, The Public Garden.

 Item — Waldsmith Collection - Box 1: Series RP-3216 ; ST-7184
Identifier: RP-3216 ; ST-7184 ; Waldsmith 061
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

Views of Mount Vernon spanning more than 100 years. The Robert Waldsmith Collection consists of approximately 315 stereographs and cabinet cards by Alexander Gardner, N. G. Johnson, Luke D. Dillon, and others. Highlights of the collection include: several west front views of the Mansion, including the earlist known one by Frederick Langenheim, circa 1856; an early view of the tomb, circa 1857, and a collection of Washington statues and buildings honoring the first President.

Dates: 1856-1981

Bound Manuscript, Survey Notes, Grant, Letter, and Indenture, 1762 November 4-5, 28 November 1694, 9 October 1759, 19 May 1760

 Item
Identifier: RM-737; MS-4966; MS-4967; MS-4968; MS-4969
Scope and Contents

Four documents are bound together: Survey Notes, Washington's surveying notes on a portion of his Mount Vernon property that he has purchased from Sampson Darrell in 1757, 4-5 November 1762; Grant, to Sampson Darrell, 28 November 1694; Letter, Darrell Smith to George Washington, 9 October 1759; Indenture, from Sampson Darrell, 19 May 1760

Dates: 1762 November 4-5; 28 November 1694; 9 October 1759; 19 May 1760

Broadside, funeral procession arrangements for George Washington, Haverhill, Massachusetts, 1800 February 4

 Item — Box 36, Folder: 1800.02.04
Identifier: 2016-SC-042
Scope and Contents Printed document, 1 page. Broadside. Funeral procession arrangements, Haverhill, Massachusetts. "Arrangements to be observed On the 22nd day of February next, agreeably to the proclamation of the President of the United States, For Paying a Public Tribute of Respect to the Memory of our beloved General George Washington, late deceased." A eulogy will be given at Reverend Abiel Abbot's Meeting House. The broadside includes an order of procession and instructions to the inhabitants of...
Dates: 1800 February 4

Broadside, Funeral procession of George Washington, 1799 December 29

 Item — Box 34, Folder: 1799.12.29
Identifier: H-530
Scope and Contents

D. 1 page. For rendering funeral honors to the deceased General Washington. Appears over names of J.M. Hughes, Ebenezer Stevens, Jacob Morton, James Farlie, John Stagg junr. (Committee of Arrangement). Printed document, mounted on cardboard.

Dates: 1799 December 29

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Archival Object 462
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Subject
Correspondence 209
Mount Vernon (Va. : Estate) 69
Card photographs 57
Farm management 55
Photographs 48