Washington, George, 1732-1799 -- inaugurations
Subject Source: Library Of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
Item — Box 22, Folder: 1789.04.30
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
Item — Box 14, Folder: 1789.04.30
Scope and Contents Printed broadside outlining the formal order of procession for the inauguration ceremony for the first President of the United States, George Washington. A manuscript docket on verso reads "Order of Procession on the Inauguration of President Washing[tn], 30 April 1790." Another manuscript docket on the front of the broadside, underneath the printed text, reads "Order of procession on the inauguration of President Washington 30, April 1790." This year is incorrect, as the inauguration took...
Dates: Publication: 1789 April 30
Item — Box 63, Folder: 1839.00.00
Identifier: RM-1177; MS-5914
Scope and Contents Inauguration account. Letter to the editor regarding George Washington's first inauguration. This letter was addressed to Col. William L. Stone, editor of the New York Commercial Advertiser. It offers an eye-witness account of George Washington's arrival in New York City for his first inauguration as president, written to correct an earlier published reminiscence by a Mr. Denini entitled 'Half Century Reminiscence' that appeared in the Commercial Advertiser. Whether this letter was also...