United States -- Politics and government -- 1789-1797
Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:
Partially printed on card from President Washington and Mrs. Washington--not filled out.
Invitation from George Washington to Mr. Gilbert. Partially printed. Filled in by George Washington. Mr. Gilbert, who is invited to dine at 4:00, is unidentified. Engraved invitation does not include phrase "and Mrs. Washington" like others issued at the time.
Dinner invitation from George and Martha Washington to Mr. and Mrs. Dalton and daughter. Not in Washington's hand. Tristram Dalton was a friend and first senator from Massachusetts. Invitation was issued just prior to Washington's second inauguration in the Senate chamber.
Clendinen introduces, to Washington, King Dequen, leader of the Kascashas, and expresses the chief's intent to prevail "upon the Chiefs of Many [Indian] Nations to Travel with him to you,... Hoping that we may all become the Same people. Firmly United to Each Others Interests."
In cypher, Monroe alerts President to interception by French of Washington's letter re XYZ affair. Message also decoded.
George Washington to Benjamin Tallmadge, 8 April 1781, in which Washington asks Tallmadge to transmit a letter to Rochambeau. Washington contemplated a daring raid on the British troop on Long Island. “The success of the Enterprise,” Washington wrote to Tallmadge, “must depend, on … the secrecy of the attempt, and a knowledge of the exact situation of the enemy.”