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– abandoning Fort Cumberland [3 references]

– abandonment of New York City [8 references]

– abolition of slavery [4 references]

– absent soldiers [1 reference]

– abuse of alcohol [2 references]

– a chain of forts [7 references]

– accepting gifts [2 references]

– accepting hospitality [1 reference]

– accepting presidency [36 references]

– accepting salary [2 references]

– accommodation of Congress in Federal City [1 reference]

– accoutrements [1 reference]

– accusations against Alexander Hamilton [2 references]

– acquiring land for Federal City [1 reference]

– additional regiments [3 references]

– address from North Carolina [1 reference]

– adjutant general appointment [3 references]

– administering distant quarters of land [1 reference]

– administration of a trust [1 reference]

– adoption of new government [1 reference]

– advice from officers [1 reference]

– a father's recommendation [1 reference]

– affairs in France [1 reference]

– a general convention [3 references]

– agreement of the proprietors of federal district [1 reference]

– agricultural societies [3 references]

– agriculture [16 references]

– agriculture in North America [2 references]

– agriculture on Maryland's Eastern Shore [1 reference]

– aides-de-camp [1 reference]

– alcoholism [2 references]

– Alexander Hamilton's financial policies [1 reference]

– Alexandria [1 reference]

– Alexandria's future development [1 reference]

– Alien and Sedition Acts [5 references]

– allegations about Alexander Hamilton [1 reference]

– alleged misconduct of officers [1 reference]

– alleged mistreatment of civilians [3 references]

– a man's reputation [1 reference]

– ambition [1 reference]

– American ability to continue the war [5 references]

– American agriculture [1 reference]

– American cause and patriotism [148 references]

– American commerce [1 reference]

– American economy [1 reference]

– American finances [1 reference]

– American forces [4 references]

– American generosity [1 reference]

– American husbandry [1 reference]

– American independence [2 references]

– American Indians [3 references]

– American lethargy [1 reference]

– American manufactures [1 reference]

– American manufacturing [1 reference]

American Museum [1 reference]

– American officers [22 references]

– American political condition [1 reference]

– American prospects [1 reference]

– Americans fighting in French wars [1 reference]

– American Revolution [1 reference]

– American society [2 references]

– American unity [9 references]

– amnesty for returning deserters [1 reference]

– amusements [1 reference]

– a national university [2 references]

– ancestral virtues [1 reference]

– Anderson's Bee, or Universal Literary Intelligencer [1 reference]

– Andrew Hamilton's writings [1 reference]

– Anglo-Spanish relations [1 reference]

– Annapolis convention [1 reference]

– Anthony Wayne's command and military strategy [3 references]

– Antifederalists [11 references]

– antifederalist attitudes toward appointments [1 reference]

– appearance of Chinese [1 reference]

– application for federal office [1 reference]

– applications for office [14 references]

– appointment for Benjamin Lincoln [1 reference]

– appointment of aides-de-camp [3 references]

– appointment of Comfort Sage [1 reference]

– appointment of company officers [1 reference]

– appointment of Cyrus Griffin [1 reference]

– appointment of foreigners [1 reference]

– appointment of general officers [2 references]

– appointment of Henry Lee [1 reference]

– appointment of Roger Alden [1 reference]

– appointment powers [1 reference]

– appointments and promotions [36 references]

– apportionment bill [2 references]

– arable American lands [1 reference]

– arms manufacture [1 reference]

– army arrangement [6 references]

– army baggage [3 references]

– army clothing [1 reference]

– army corps raised for local purposes [1 reference]

– army dispositions [3 references]

– army morale [4 references]

– army operations in New York [1 reference]

– army organization [3 references]

– army reorganization [1 reference]

– army security [1 reference]

– arrangement of army [1 reference]

– arrangement of uniforms [1 reference]

– arsenal at Harpers Ferry [1 reference]

– Article 5 of Constitution [1 reference]

– artillery [4 references]

– art of farming [1 reference]

– art of war [1 reference]

– assassination [1 reference]

– assigning government contracts [1 reference]

– assistance from France [1 reference]

– assumption [2 references]

– assumption of dictatorial powers [1 reference]

– atrocities against Indians [1 reference]

– attacking New York City [3 references]

– attacking Philadelphia [5 references]

– attacks on frontier [1 reference]

– authority to dismiss Edmond Genet [1 reference]

– availability of New Jersey militia [1 reference]

– avarice [1 reference]

– bad company [1 reference]

– bad news [1 reference]

– bad state of American agriculture [1 reference]

– baggage and wagons [9 references]

– Bank of the United States [2 references]

– Barbary pirates [3 references]

– baron de Kalb [1 reference]

– Battle of Bunker Hill [4 references]

– Battle of Germantown [2 references]

Bee, or Universal Literary Intelligencer [1 reference]

– behavior expected of farm managers [1 reference]

– behavior expected of slaves [1 reference]

– behavior of John Ashby's wife [1 reference]

– benefits for officers [1 reference]

– benevolence of Providence [1 reference]

– Bermudan famine [2 references]

– the best regions in America for settlement [1 reference]

– bickering among officers [2 references]

– biographies of himself [2 references]

– black enlistment proposals [2 references]

– Blount's misconduct [1 reference]

– board of war [1 reference]

– Board of War appointments [1 reference]

– Boston [1 reference]

– Boston defense [47 references]

– boundaries of federal district [1 reference]

– bounties for recruiting [1 reference]

– bounty lands for soldiers [1 reference]

– brevet commissions [1 reference]

– Britain's intentions [1 reference]

– Britain's retention of western posts [4 references]

– British ability to continue the war [7 references]

– British activities on Lake Champlain [1 reference]

– British attack on New Orleans [1 reference]

– British behavior in New York [3 references]

– British cruelty and tyranny [4 references]

– British debts [1 reference]

– British depredations and cruelty [11 references]

– British disavowal of William Augustus Bowles [1 reference]

– British forgeries [2 references]

– British in North America [1 reference]

– British intentions [150 references]

– British intrigue in Kentucky [1 reference]

– British leadership [10 references]

– British military intentions [161 references]

– British ministry [11 references]

– British morale [2 references]

– British navy [1 reference]

– British officers [1 reference]

– British peace commissioners [10 references]

– British peace efforts [7 references]

– British peace proposals [4 references]

– British policy [17 references]

– British relations with U.S. [1 reference]

– British relations with Indians [2 references]

– British retreat [1 reference]

– British seizure of civilians [1 reference]

– British strength [1 reference]

– British trade laws [1 reference]

– British troop strength [1 reference]

– buckwheat as green manure [1 reference]

– building character [1 reference]

– building regulations in federal district [1 reference]

– burden of correspondence [2 references]

– Burgoyne's surrender [6 references]

– buying up claims to bounty lands [2 references]

– by Comfort Sage [1 reference]

– by Ebenezer Hazard [1 reference]

– by Marinus Willett [1 reference]

– by Otho H. Williams [1 reference]

– by William Maclay [1 reference]

– cadets or volunteers [1 reference]

– calculating enemy strength [1 reference]

– the calling of a Federal Convention [3 references]

– calling out militia [3 references]

– call up of militia [1 reference]

– campaign plans for 1779 [2 references]

– camp at Valley Forge [5 references]

– camp committee [1 reference]

– camp sanitation and health [14 references]

– Canada [13 references + 1 subentry]

– Canadian expedition [13 references]

– canals [1 reference]

– capitalists [1 reference]

– capital punishment [15 references]

– captivity [1 reference]

– captured artillery [1 reference]

– care of horses [1 reference]

– care of sick [4 references]

– Carleton's general order [4 references]

– cartography [1 reference]

– cartridge box design [3 references]

– cartridge protection [1 reference]

– case of Job Hetfield [1 reference]

– cavalry [10 references]

– chain of command [1 reference]

– chances of getting bounty lands “a kind of lottery” [1 reference]

– character of Americans [1 reference]

– charitable solicitations [1 reference]

– charity [1 reference]

– Charles Lee's captivity [20 references]

– Charles Lee's trial [1 reference]

– Charleston, S.C. [1 reference]

– cheapness of land in U.S. [1 reference]

– choosing general officers of New Army [3 references]

– citizenry [1 reference]

– citizens of South Carolina [1 reference]

– city dangers [5 references]

– civil and military authority [1 reference]

– civil and religious liberty [1 reference]

– civil authority [1 reference]

– civil-military relations [104 references]

– Claiborne's [1 reference]

– cleanliness and dress [7 references]

– closure of Senate doors [1 reference]

– clothing [3 references]

– clothing for army [2 references]

– clothing procurement [1 reference]

– coastal defense [17 references]

– coinage of money [1 reference]

– collecting debts [1 reference]

– College of Philadelphia [2 references]

– College of William and Mary [1 reference]

– college trustees [1 reference]

– the Columbian alphabet [1 reference]

– commander for northern department [2 references]

– command of Virginia Regiment [4 references]

– commands of major generals [2 references]

– commerce [1 reference]

– commissary department [9 references]

– commission for settling Revolutionary War accounts [2 references]

– Commissioners for Settling Accounts [1 reference]

– commutation [1 reference]

– commutation of pay [1 reference]

– compensation for public service [1 reference]

– compound interest [1 reference]

– concentration of force [3 references]

– condition of Continental army [2 references]

– condition of the country [10 references]

– conditions in Europe [1 reference]

– conditions in U.S. [2 references]

– conducting correspondence [1 reference]

– conduct of guardians [2 references]

– conduct of officers [2 references]

– confiscation of British property [2 references]

– conflict between Alexander Hamilton and Thomas Jefferson [4 references]

– Congress [12 references]

– congressional elections [1 reference]

– congressional investigation of St. Clair's defeat [1 reference]

– congressional sessions [1 reference]

– congressional treaty powers [1 reference]

– consolations in affliction [1 reference]

– the Constitution [5 references]

– Constitution and religion [1 reference]

– constitutionalism [1 reference]

– construction [1 reference]

– construction of Federal City [1 reference]

– consular appointment in Bordeaux [1 reference]

– consulting with cabinet [1 reference]

– Continental Congress [1 reference]

– Continental currency [4 references]

– Continental frigates [1 reference]

– a Continental legion [1 reference]

– Continental paper currency [1 reference]

– Continental soldiers [14 references]

– Continental troops [15 references]

– contractual obligations [1 reference]

– Convention Army [2 references]

– cooperation with France [1 reference]

– copying war tactics of Indians [1 reference]

– corruption [2 references]

– cost of married estate managers [1 reference]

– court-martial of John Morgan [1 reference]

– courts-martial [1 reference]

– cowardice [11 references]

– criticism [1 reference]

– criticism of himself [12 references]

– critics of neutrality [1 reference]

– crops [1 reference]

– currency [1 reference]

– currency depreciation [1 reference]

– currency depreciation and inflation [12 references]

– cursing [1 reference]

– D.C. commissioners [1 reference]

– dancing [1 reference]

– danger in battle [1 reference]

– dangers of borrowing money [1 reference]

– danger to frontier [1 reference]

– death and dying [11 references]

– death of child [1 reference]

– death of dauphin [1 reference]

– death of Mary Ball Washington [1 reference]

– debt [1 reference]

– debt due to officers of France [1 reference]

– decadence of Europe [1 reference]

– decay of public virtue [5 references]

– Declaration of Independence [1 reference]

– declining commissions [1 reference]

– defense and loss of Fort Washington, N.Y. [17 references]

– defense and obstruction of the Hudson River [8 references]

– defense and recovery of New Jersey [75 references]

– defense of Fort Mifflin, Pa. [4 references]

– defense of Hudson Highlands [97 references]

– defense of New England [21 references]

– defense of New Jersey [20 references]

– defense of northern department [3 references]

– defense of Philadelphia [68 references]

– defense of Potomac River [1 reference]

– defense of Rhode Island [13 references]

– defense of southern states [8 references]

– defense of the Delaware River [45 references]

– defense of Ticonderoga [11 references]

– defense of Westchester County, N.Y. [15 references]

– defense policy [2 references]

– deity and religious services [9 references]

– Delaware River galleys [4 references]

– delay in convening Congress [2 references]

– delivery of mail [1 reference]

– demagogues [2 references]

– democracy [5 references]

– democratic government [1 reference]

– Democratic-Republican societies [3 references]

– departmental appointments [1 reference]

– deployment of New Army [1 reference]

– depreciation of money [1 reference]

– depredations against Indians [1 reference]

– deserters and desertion [32 references]

– desertion and reenlistment [3 references]

– design of President's House [1 reference]

– designs for Capitol [9 references]

– designs for President's House [2 references]

– desirability of keeping some settlers on Fort Cumberland-Pittsburg road [1 reference]

– desirable bounty lands [2 references]

– destiny [2 references]

– developments in France [4 references]

– diet for soldiers [2 references]

– differing political opinions [1 reference]

– difficulties of his situation [2 references]

– difficulties of reducing style of living [1 reference]

– diplomatic affairs [1 reference]

– disaffection in Pennsylvania [2 references]

– discharge of Joseph Richardson [1 reference]

– discipline [81 references]

– discipline and subordination [12 references]

– discipline and training [25 references]

– discrepancies between the two Virginia regiments [4 references]

– discrimination in rank [1 reference]

– dispensations of Providence [2 references]

– dispute between Alexander Hamilton and Thomas Jefferson [1 reference]

– disputes among officers [1 reference]

– disputes over Federal City [2 references]

– dissolution of old army [28 references]

– disunion [1 reference]

– Divine Providence, Heaven, and God [22 references]

– domestic manufactures [1 reference]

– domestic politics [1 reference]

– double agents [1 reference]

– draftees [8 references]

– drill plows [1 reference]

– drunkenness [5 references]

– Duché letter [1 reference]

– dueling [2 references]

– due process [1 reference]

– Dunmore's nullification of surveys granted under 1754 proclamation [1 reference]

– duration of the war [1 reference]

– the Dutch [1 reference]

– duties of a clerk-secretary [1 reference]

– duties of a cook [1 reference]

– duties of citizens [2 references]

– duties of employees [4 references]

– duties of secretaries [1 reference]

– duty [3 references]

– economic advantages of U.S. [1 reference]

– economy and thrift [2 references]

– economy in foreign relations [1 reference]

– economy in supplies [1 reference]

– education [9 references]

– education of boys [3 references]

– education of nephews [1 reference]

– effects of delay on acquiring bounty lands [1 reference]

– efficacy of Warm Springs [1 reference]

– election of the president [1 reference]

– Elizabeth River Canal [1 reference]

– embargo [1 reference]

– English newspapers [2 references]

– engineers [1 reference]

– engravings of portraits [1 reference]

– engraving techniques [1 reference]

– enlightened reason [1 reference]

– enlisting prisoners and deserters [9 references]

– enlisting servants [2 references]

– entertainment [1 reference]

– equal treatment [1 reference]

– espionage and intelligence gathering [4 references]

– establishing manufactures [1 reference]

– establishment of U.S. Mint [4 references]

– estimating enemy strength [1 reference]

– Europe [1 reference]

– European affairs [13 references]

– European affairs and French assistance [3 references]

– European navies [1 reference]

– European political situation [3 references]

– European powers in American West [4 references]

– European results of American Revolution [1 reference]

– exchange of Charles Lee [1 reference]

– exchanging Indian prisoners [1 reference]

– the executive [1 reference]

– executive procedures [1 reference]

– exercise [1 reference]

– extortion [1 reference]

– extravagance [1 reference]

– evils of growing corn [1 reference]

– evils of growing tobacco [1 reference]

– evils of war [6 references]

– Excise Act [1 reference]

– excise appointments [1 reference]

– excise law [1 reference]

– excuses [1 reference]

– executive control of judiciary [1 reference]

– expedition to Seneca country [1 reference]

– extradition treaty with Spain [1 reference]

– exercise [3 references]

– extraordinary pay [1 reference]

– farm fencing [1 reference]

– farming life [1 reference]

– farm machinery [1 reference]

– farm management [2 references]

– farming methods [3 references]

– farm reports [1 reference]

– fashion [1 reference]

– fatigue of troops [7 references]

– Federal City [4 references]

– Federal City public buildings [1 reference]

– Federal City wharves [2 references]

– federal district [1 reference]

– federal district contracts [1 reference]

Federalist Papers [4 references]

– federal Judiciary [13 references]

– feelings toward France [1 reference]

– finances of federal district [1 reference]

– financial affairs [8 references]

– First Congress [1 reference]

– first federal elections [9 references]

– First U.S. Census [1 reference]

– flags of truce [1 reference]

– Florida [1 reference]

– foibles of mankind [3 references]

– Forbes expedition [10 references]

– foreign affairs [6 references]

– foreigners in office [1 reference]

– foreign officers [37 references]

– foreign policy [2 references]

– foreign trade [2 references]

– forgery [1 reference]

– Forks of Ohio [1 reference]

– formation of New Army [1 reference]

– forming of new governments [1 reference]

– fortifications [4 references]

– fortifications of New York City [1 reference]

– Fort Cumberland [3 references]

– fortification of harbors [1 reference]

– Fourth of July [1 reference]

– France [2 references]

– Franco-American relations [8 references]

– Franco-American trade [1 reference]

– fraternity of the human race [1 reference]

– Fredericksburg acquaintances [1 reference]

– freedom of conscience [1 reference]

– Freemasonry [2 references]

– free press [1 reference]

– free speech [1 reference]

– the French [2 references]

– French aggression [2 references]

– French alliance [2 references]

– French army [2 references]

– French constitution [2 references]

– French declarations of war [1 reference]

– French Directory [1 reference]

– French fleet [1 reference]

– French intentions [5 references]

– French intervention [1 reference]

– French officers [1 reference]

– French policy [3 references]

– French Revolution [26 references]

– French tobacco duties [1 reference]

– French wars [1 reference]

– friendship [1 reference]

– friendship with Lafayette [1 reference]

– frontier [2 references]

– frontier defense [28 references]

– frontier inhabitants [3 references]

– frontier settlers [2 references]

– frontier settlement [3 references]

– frontiersmen [1 reference]

– frugality [3 references]

– functions of overseers [3 references]

– funding U.S. debt [1 reference]

– furloughs [16 references]

– future of U.S. [9 references]

– gambling and gaming [13 references]

– garrisoning the frontier [1 reference]

– genealogy of [1 reference]

– general acceptance of ratified Constitution [2 references]

– general officers [1 reference]

– George III's illness [2 references]

– Georgetown, S.C., in Revolutionary War [1 reference]

– George Washington Parke Custis's character [4 references]

– George Washington Parke Custis's education [1 reference]

– George Washington Parke Custis's expenditures [1 reference]

– Georgia [3 references]

– Georgia-Creek relations [1 reference]

– German and Dutch servants [1 reference]

– gift of shares in Potomac and James River companies [4 references]

– giving advice [1 reference]

– giving certificates to Army officers [1 reference]

– giving companies to field officers [3 references]

– Gouverneur Morris's opinions [1 reference]

– government under Articles of Confederation [1 reference]

– gratitude of his country [1 reference]

– Great Britain [14 references]

– growth of liberty [1 reference]

– guardianship of army's rights [1 reference]

– half-pay for officers [2 references]

– Hanbury's questioning his bills [1 reference]

– hardships of troops [1 reference]

– harmony and cooperation [10 references]

– Harriot Rebecca Anderson's legacy [1 reference]

– Hartford Woolen Manufactory [1 reference]

– Harvard College (Harvard University) [2 references]

– harvesting corn [1 reference]

– has no faith in sudden repentences [1 reference]

– having two women in the house [1 reference]

– health [5 references]

– health of troops [9 references]

– Henry Lee's Legion [1 reference]

– heraldry [1 reference]

– Hessian fly [2 references]

– Hillsborough's “malignant disposition” towards Americans [2 references]

– himself and the presidency [1 reference]

– hiring new secretaries [1 reference]

– hiring tradesmen [1 reference]

– his American nativity [1 reference]

– his attendance at the Convention [2 references]

– his autobiography [1 reference]

– his burial [2 references]

– his coach [1 reference]

– his domestic business [1 reference]

– his dress for Houdon statue [1 reference]

– his election [3 references]

– his expenses [9 references]

– his goals as president [1 reference]

– his illness [6 references]

– his lack of military experience [1 reference]

– his letters [1 reference]

– his luck with horses [1 reference]

– his memory [1 reference]

– his military abilities [9 references]

– his own abilities [1 reference]

– his own life [1 reference]

– his own likeness [1 reference]

– his papers [7 references]

– his personal conduct [1 reference]

– his possible widowerhood [1 reference]

– his slave Richmond [1 reference]

– his social life [1 reference]

– history of the Revolution [1 reference]

– his travels [1 reference]

– his Virginia nativity [1 reference]

– his visit to North Carolina [1 reference]

– his want of money [19 references]

– his war experiences [1 reference]

– holding public office [1 reference]

– hopes for future [1 reference]

– horrors of war [2 references]

– horseflesh [1 reference]

– horses [3 references]

– hospital department [3 references]

– hospital reform [1 reference]

– hot-air balloons [1 reference]

– house construction [1 reference]

– household management [1 reference]

– household servants [3 references]

– how young women attract men [1 reference]

– Hudson Highlands [1 reference]

– Hudson River defense [5 references]

– Hudson River fortification [1 reference]

– human progress [2 references]

– humor [1 reference]

– hutting troops [1 reference]

– idleness [1 reference]

– illumination in Philadelphia [1 reference]

– immigrants [2 references]

– immigration [3 references]

– importance of popular support [1 reference]

– importance of Red Bank, N.J. [2 references]

– importance of the times [1 reference]

– importance of West Point [1 reference]

– importation of slaves [1 reference]

– importing laborers for Federal City [2 references]

– importing machinery and artisans [1 reference]

– importing settlers to seat western lands [3 references]

– impressment [17 references]

– inability to answer private appeals [2 references]

– inaction in Pennsylvania [1 reference]

– indecent bathing [1 reference]

– indecision [1 reference]

– indentured servants [1 reference]

– independence [8 references]

– Indian affairs [17 references]

– Indian captives [1 reference]

– Indian depredations [1 reference]

– Indian education [1 reference]

– Indian fighting [1 reference]

– Indian policy [1 reference]

– Indians [50 references]

– Indian treaties [2 references]

– Indian war [1 reference]

– industry [1 reference]

– ineligibility of soldiers in later campaigns to land under 1754 proclamation [1 reference]

– inevitability of Indian war [1 reference]

– influence of American experiment abroad [1 reference]

– inland waterways [4 references]

– inland navigation [5 references]

– inoculation [1 reference]

– inspector general's office [2 references]

– instructing political representatives [1 reference]

– insularity of U.S. [1 reference]

– intelligence [2 references]

– intelligence operations [90 references]

– intends to devote life and fortune to American cause [1 reference]

– intercepted letters [1 reference]

– intercolonial regulation of Indian trade [1 reference]

– interference with states [1 reference]

– interfering with congressional business [1 reference]

– internal dissent [1 reference]

– internal improvements [2 references]

– international relations [1 reference]

– interstate rivalries [7 references]

– introducing Indians to agriculture [1 reference]

– invasion of Canada (1778) [1 reference]

– invitations [2 references]

– Irish affairs [1 reference]

– Iroquois as allies [2 references]

– jackasses [1 reference]

– James McHenry's qualifications [1 reference]

– James River navigation [1 reference]

– James Rumsey's self-propelled boat [1 reference]

– James Stephenson's infantry company [1 reference]

– Jay mission [1 reference]

– jealousies between army and navy [1 reference]

– jealousy of the army [1 reference]

– Jeremy Belknap's History of New-Hampshire [2 references]

– Jews [1 reference]

– John Burgoyne's departure [1 reference]

– John Parke Custis's engagement [2 references]

– John Trumbull's paintings [1 reference]

– Josiah Harmar expedition [3 references]

– Josiah Harmar's request for court of inquiry [1 reference]

– joys of farming [1 reference]

– judiciary [1 reference]

– juries [1 reference]

– justice for Indians [1 reference]

– keeping of accounts [2 references]

– Kentucky citizens [1 reference]

– Kentucky complaints [1 reference]

– Kentucky settlers [1 reference]

– lack of public virtue [1 reference]

– Lady Huntingdon's scheme [3 references]

– Lafayette's military career [2 references]

– Lafayette's proposed visit to America [5 references]

– land on Little Kanawha River [1 reference]

– Land Ordinance of 1785 [5 references]

– land ownership [2 references]

– land speculation [1 reference]

– land speculation on frontier [3 references]

– land transactions [1 reference]

– land values [1 reference]

– Langhorne affair [1 reference]

– law codes [1 reference]

– lawyers [1 reference]

– leases for land [1 reference]

– leasing land [2 references]

– leaves of absence for army officers [1 reference]

– Lebarbier's play [1 reference]

– Lee tract at Great Falls [3 references]

– Lee's court-martial [1 reference]

– letters crossing the lines [2 references]

– letters of introduction [2 references]

– letter writing [1 reference]

– liberty [2 references]

– life in perspective [1 reference]

– likelihood of conflict with France [3 references]

– limitations of the executive [1 reference]

– line command for Steuben [2 references]

– line of march and order of battle [1 reference]

– liquor [1 reference]

– literature [1 reference]

– the location of Congress [1 reference]

– location of hospitals [1 reference]

– location of U.S. capital [5 references]

– Loriot cement [1 reference]

– loss of Mount Washington, N.Y. [1 reference]

– loss of Ticonderoga, N.Y. [3 references]

– love and marriage [4 references]

– Loyalists [104 references]

– loyalty oath [1 reference]

– Madison and discrimination [1 reference]

– mail [1 reference]

– mail delivery in South [2 references]

– maintaining roads [1 reference]

– making federal appointments [4 references]

– management and discipline of slaves [5 references]

– management of Mount Vernon [3 references]

– management of Mount Vernon farms [1 reference]

– manner of applying for office [2 references]

– manufactures [1 reference]

– manufacturing [6 references]

– manures [2 references]

– maple sugar [1 reference]

– marital bliss [1 reference]

– Martha Washington's mother living at Mount Vernon [1 reference]

– Masons and freemasonry [2 references]

– Massachusetts constitution [1 reference]

– McIntosh's expedition [1 reference]

– medicine [2 references]

– memorial of officers captured at Fort Washington [1 reference]

– merchants [1 reference]

– merits of Constitution [4 references]

– message carried by John Brown [1 reference]

– methods of conferring with Senate [1 reference]

– methods of supply [2 references]

– military academy [1 reference]

– military affairs [20 subentries]

– military appointments [1 reference]

– military command [2 references]

– military desertion [1 reference]

– military discipline [5 references]

– military duties of citizens [1 reference]

– military efficiency [1 reference]

– military employment of southern Indians [1 reference]

– military law [1 reference]

– military justice [10 references]

– military music [1 reference]

– military preparedness and national defense [1 reference]

– military prospects [1 reference]

– military ranks and promotion [3 references]

– military security [23 references]

– military service [4 references]

– military situation [3 references]

– military strategy [5 references]

– military strategy in Northwest Territory [3 references]

– military training and discipline [3 references]

– military trial of civilians [3 references]

– militia [244 references]

– militia and public arms [2 references]

– militia in Philadelphia campaign [1 reference]

– mills [1 reference]

– the “Ministerial Line” as a “temporary expedient” [1 reference]

– missionaries to Indians [1 reference]

– monarchical government [1 reference]

– monarchical schemes [2 references]

– monarchy [1 reference]

– Monroe's A View [4 references]

– morale and public spirit [18 references]

– morality [1 reference]

– Moravians [1 reference]

– movement of transport boats [2 references]

– mules [1 reference]

– N.Y. circular letter [2 references]

– National Bank [1 reference]

– national communications [1 reference]

– national crisis [1 reference]

– national debt [1 reference]

– national defense [1 reference]

National Gazette (Philadelphia) [1 reference]

– national government [2 references]

– national happiness [1 reference]

– national interest in foreign relations [1 reference]

– national prosperity [1 reference]

– national self-interest [1 reference]

– national unity [3 references]

– national university [1 reference]

– the nature of man [1 reference]

– navigation obstructions [2 references]

– navigation of Mississippi [12 references]

– navigation of Potomac and James rivers [5 references]

– necessity of peace with Indians [1 reference]

– need for additional generals [1 reference]

– the necessity of compromise [1 reference]

– need for adjutant general [2 references]

– need for brigadier generals [1 reference]

– need for caution [3 references]

– need for D.C. superintendent [3 references]

– need for intelligence [1 reference]

– need for men of ability in Congress [1 reference]

– need for museums [1 reference]

– need for national vigilance [1 reference]

– need for public oversight [1 reference]

– need for secrecy [12 references]

– need for unity [2 references]

– need of a chaplain [6 references]

– negotiations with Great Britain [1 reference]

– negotiations with Indians [3 references]

– neutrality [1 reference]

– neutrality policy [1 reference]

– Neutrality Proclamation [1 reference]

– new army establishment [3 references]

– New England character [1 reference]

– New England tour [2 references]

– New England troops [7 references]

– Newfoundland [1 reference]

– new government [64 references]

– New Jersey and Pennsylvania elections of 1798 [1 reference]

– New Jersey troop dispositions [1 reference]

– New Orleans [1 reference]

– New York delegation to Congress [1 reference]

– New York politics [1 reference]

– newspaper criticism [1 reference]

– newspapers [7 references]

– newspapers sent by mail [1 reference]

– New York City [1 reference]

– New York lodgings [1 reference]

– Niagara [1 reference]

– nonimportation association [3 references]

– nominations [5 references]

– non-native troops [6 references]

– North Carolina ratification of U.S. Constitution [1 reference]

– North Carolina troops [1 reference]

– northern Virginia countryside [1 reference]

– oaths of allegiance [3 references]

– obeying orders [1 reference]

– occupation of western posts [2 references]

– officer appointments and promotions [16 references]

– officer complaints and disputes [16 references]

– officer discontent [3 references]

– officer misconduct [16 references]

– officers, officer corps [89 references]

– officers' abilities [2 references]

– officers' arms [1 reference]

– officer benefits [3 references]

– officers as examples to troops [2 references]

– officers' command regulations [1 reference]

– officers' disputes [2 references]

– officers of Virginia Regiment [1 reference]

– officers' resignations [19 references]

– officers sharing hardships with men [1 reference]

– Ohio Company [2 references]

– officers not paying their share of expenses for bounty lands [3 references]

– old age [1 reference]

– opponents of Constitution [7 references]

– opposition to Excise Act [1 reference]

– opposition to federal excise tax on whiskey [6 references]

– opposition to the Federal City [1 reference]

– opposition to the new government [1 reference]

– oppression of civilians [1 reference]

– organization of New Army [1 reference]

– ostentatious display [1 reference]

– overextended army [1 reference]

– overseers [6 references]

– pamphlet of Israel Maudit [1 reference]

– paper currency [6 references]

– parade and show [1 reference]

– pardoning Loyalists [1 reference]

– parental loss [1 reference]

– Paris (slave) [1 reference]

– Parliament's treatment of the colonies [5 references]

– party spirit [1 reference]

– passage of time [1 reference]

– passes [1 reference]

– patronage of arts and sciences [1 reference]

– paying interest [1 reference]

– pay for discharged soldiers [1 reference]

– pay for workers [1 reference]

– payment of British debts [1 reference]

– payment of debts to English merchants [1 reference]

– peace [7 references]

– peace in Europe [1 reference]

– peace proposals [33 references]

– peace with Indians [5 references]

– peace under new government [1 reference]

– peace with northwestern Indians [5 references]

– Pennsylvania [1 reference]

– Pennsylvania agriculture [1 reference]

– Pennsylvania elections of 1799 [2 references]

– Pennsylvania wagon laws [1 reference]

– perseverance [3 references]

– personal property [1 reference]

– petitions [1 reference]

– Philadelphia defense [2 references]

– Philemon Waters's land claims [1 reference]

– placement of Federal City public buildings [1 reference]

– plan of Fairfax vestry regarding distribution of pews [1 reference]

– plans to replace him [1 reference]

– planting corn and oats [1 reference]

– plaster of paris [1 reference]

– plunder [7 references]

– plundering and abuse of civilians [33 references]

– plundering by soldiers and militia [6 references]

– plural officeholding [1 reference]

– poetry and painting [2 references]

– Poland [1 reference]

– policy of short enlistments [6 references]

– political dissent [4 references]

– political division within U.S. [4 references]

– political economy [1 reference]

– political events in France [1 reference]

– political heresies [1 reference]

– political opposition [1 reference]

– political parties [1 reference]

– political situation of U.S. [2 references]

– political stability of U.S. [1 reference]

– politics [1 reference]

– poor prospects of acquiring lands under 1754 and 1763 proclamations [3 references]

– portraits [1 reference]

– portraits of Martha [1 reference]

– possible invasion of Canada [1 reference]

– possibility of French invasion [1 reference]

– posterity [1 reference]

– postponement and reduction of rents [1 reference]

– posts in New Jersey [1 reference]

– Potomac canal [2 references]

– the Potomac River [1 reference]

– Potomac River Company [2 references]

– Potomac River lands [1 reference]

– Potomac River navigation [3 references]

– powers of Congress [12 references]

– powers of the states [1 reference]

– praise of himself [1 reference]

– preparedness [1 reference]

– presents to Indians [2 references]

– presidency [3 references]

– presidential appointments [2 references]

– presidential ceremony [1 reference]

– presidential interference with state laws [1 reference]

– presidential mansions [2 references]

– presidential powers and duties [11 references]

– presidential protocol [2 references]

– presidential relations with Senate [2 references]

– presidents of Continental Congress [1 reference]

– president's political role [2 references]

– presumption of guilt [1 reference]

– price controls [4 references]

– the priorities of Congress [1 reference]

– prisoner exchanges [48 references]

– prisoner treatment and exchanges [55 references]

– private conveyance of letters [1 reference]

– private correspondence [1 reference]

– privateers [2 references]

– private political organizations [1 reference]

– probable failure to reduce Fort Duquesne [2 references]

– Proclamation of 1763 and settlement of western lands [1 reference]

– profanity [3 references]

– profiteering [3 references]

– procedures in Senate for nominations [1 reference]

– progress of the war [2 references]

– promotion of agriculture [1 reference]

– proper attire [1 reference]

– proper conduct as legislator [1 reference]

– proper conduct for young women [1 reference]

– property seizures [2 references]

– proposed 1754 campaign [1 reference]

– proposed Canadian expedition [8 references]

– proposed Federal Convention [4 references]

– proposed feint against New York City [2 references]

– proposed New Jersey treason trials [1 reference]

– proposed operations in New York [2 references]

– proposed U.S. seizure of Presque Isle [1 reference]

– proprietors of land in federal district [1 reference]

– prosperity under new government [7 references]

– protecting frontiers [2 references]

– protection of civilian property [2 references]

– protocol [1 reference]

– protocol for communication with British [1 reference]

– providence [3 references]

– Providence [2 references]

– providing false information to enemy [1 reference]

– provisions for slaves [1 reference]

– public approbation [1 reference]

– publication of American Museum [1 reference]

– publication of his letters [5 references]

– public attitudes in Virginia [1 reference]

– public buildings in Federal City [1 reference]

– public credit [4 references]

– public debt [1 reference]

– public dinners [1 reference]

– public finances [2 references]

– public good and private interest [1 reference]

– public morale [5 references]

– public opinion [5 references]

– public order [1 reference]

– public ownership of western minerals [1 reference]

– public schools [1 reference]

– public revenues [1 reference]

– public role of Baptist church [1 reference]

– public service [9 references]

– public support of religion [1 reference]

– public support of soldiers' wives [1 reference]

– public virtue [5 references]

– punctuality [1 reference]

– punishing Indians [3 references]

– punishment of Loyalists [1 reference]

– punishments [63 references]

– purchase of American debt by Schweitzer, Jeanneret, & Cie [1 reference]

– purchase of goods on “better terms than common” [1 reference]

– purchase of slaves [1 reference]

– Quaker meetings [1 reference]

– Quakers [3 references]

– qualifications for farm overseer [1 reference]

– qualifications for military appointments [1 reference]

– qualifications for officers [7 references]

– qualifications for public office [1 reference]

– qualifications for secretary of war [1 reference]

– qualifications of a farm manager [2 references]

– qualifications of a gardener [2 references]

– qualifications of aides [1 reference]

– qualifications of workers [2 references]

– qualities for employment [1 reference]

– qualities of an estate manager [2 references]

– quality of political leaders [1 reference]

– quality of horses [1 reference]

– quality of U.S. soil [1 reference]

– quartermaster and commissary departments [1 reference]

– quartermaster general [2 references]

– quartermaster general appointment [2 references]

– question of discrimination [1 reference]

– question of titles [1 reference]

– raising of new army [31 references]

– raising sheep [3 references]

– rangers [3 references]

– rank and pay of prisoners [2 references]

– rank disputes [18 references]

– ranking of major generals [10 references]

– rank of regiments [1 reference]

– ransom of Algerian captives [1 reference]

– rascality of mankind [1 reference]

– ratification of U.S. Constitution [24 references]

– rations for army [1 reference]

– real estate market [2 references]

– rebellion in Saint Domingue [3 references]

– reception of Edmond Genet [1 reference]

– reception of French emigrés [1 reference]

– recommending people to strangers [1 reference]

– recruiting and reenlistment [79 references]

– recruiting deficiencies [50 references]

– recruiting deserters and prisoners [1 reference]

– recruiting levies [1 reference]

– recruitment and drafting of troops [5 references]

– reelection [6 references]

– regulation of trade [10 references]

– relations of Congress and president [2 references]

– relations of Congress with states [1 reference]

– relations with Algiers [1 reference]

– relations with Europe [1 reference]

– relations with European powers [1 reference]

– relations with foreign diplomats [1 reference]

– relations with France [29 references]

– relations with French navy [2 references]

– relations with Great Britain [2 references]

– relations with Indians [3 references]

– relations with southern Indians [3 references]

– relations with Spain [1 reference]

– religion [37 references]

– religion in the new republic [1 reference]

– religious bodies [1 reference]

– religious conflict [1 reference]

– religious diversity [1 reference]

– religious freedom [2 references]

– religious groups [1 reference]

– religious toleration [2 references]

– removals from office [1 reference]

– renegade Indians [1 reference]

– rental of Morris House [2 references]

– rental terms for western lands [1 reference]

– rent collection [2 references]

– renting land [1 reference]

– renting lands to tenants who do not take care of it [1 reference]

– rents for land [1 reference]

– reoccupation of Philadelphia [3 references]

– repair of Alexandria townhouse [2 references]

– representation [1 reference]

– representative government [1 reference]

– representatives of the people [1 reference]

– replacing incumbents [1 reference]

– republican government [1 reference]

– reputation [14 references]

– requirements necessary to act as guardian to youth [1 reference]

– Residence Act [1 reference]

– resignation [1 reference]

– resignation of Alexander Hamilton [1 reference]

– resignation of Thomas Jefferson [3 references]

– resignations of D.C. commissioners [2 references]

– resignations of officers [2 references]

– resigning his command [1 reference]

– resources of Potomac River [2 references]

– the responsibilities of high office [1 reference]

– retaliation [1 reference]

– retirement [16 references]

– retirement from public office [2 references]

– return to office [1 reference]

– retribution [2 references]

– return of Burgoyne's army to England [9 references]

– his return to public service [1 reference]

– reversing court-martials [1 reference]

– Revolutionary War [1 reference]

– Revolutionary War officers [3 references]

– Revolutionary War veterans [1 reference]

– revolutions [1 reference]

– rewards to Revolutionary War veterans [1 reference]

– Rhode Island [5 references]

– Rhode Island defense [2 references]

– Rhode Island expedition [4 references]

– Richard Prescott's capture [1 reference]

– riflemen [1 reference]

– rifles [1 reference]

– rights of man [4 references]

– rights of nations [1 reference]

– rights of officers [1 reference]

– rights of soldiers to lands [2 references]

– risks of war [1 reference]

– river defense [20 references]

– road conditions [1 reference]

– Rock Creek bridge [2 references]

– role of adjutant general [1 reference]

– role of department heads [1 reference]

– role of farm manager [2 references]

– rotation in office [2 references]

– route to Fort Duquesne [14 references]

– routes of supply [1 reference]

Rutgers v. Waddington [1 reference]

– rule of law [1 reference]

– ruler of the universe [1 reference]

– rules of architecture [1 reference]

– rules of promotion [1 reference]

– rumored conflict between France and Great Britain [1 reference]

– running for president [2 references]

– sacrifices by his soldiers [1 reference]

– safeguarding of provisions and stores [25 references]

– salaries for members of Congress [1 reference]

– sale of slaves [4 references]

– sale of substitutes [2 references]

– sale of wheat [1 reference]

– Samuel Washington's estate [1 reference]

– Sandy Creek expedition [2 references]

– satisfaction with appointments [1 reference]

– scarcity of currency [2 references]

– schools [1 reference]

– science of agriculture [3 references]

– seclusion as president [1 reference]

– a second constitutional convention [1 reference]

– secrecy [1 reference]

– secretaries [1 reference]

– secretary of state [1 reference]

– sectional divisions [1 reference]

– securing Hudson River [1 reference]

– security for land titles [1 reference]

– security measures and avoidance of surprise [25 references]

– sedition in New Army [4 references]

– seeds [1 reference]

– seeking officers for Provisional Army [1 reference]

– seizing royal officials [1 reference]

– seizures of supplies from inhabitants [3 references]

– self-discipline [2 references]

– self interest and public virtue [1 reference]

– selling of leases [1 reference]

– Senate rejection of Benjamin Fishbourn [1 reference]

– sending supplies to prisoners [1 reference]

– separation of Kentucky [2 references]

– separation of powers [1 reference]

– separatist movements [1 reference]

– sermons [1 reference]

– servants' behavior [1 reference]

– service in public office [1 reference]

– settlement along the Mississippi River [1 reference]

– settlement of Mary Ball Washington's estate [1 reference]

– settlement of the west [10 references]

– settlement with Great Britain [1 reference]

– settling western lands to recoup fortunes [1 reference]

– Shays' Rebellion [11 references]

– simplicity [1 reference]

– ship passports [1 reference]

– shortage of general officers [4 references]

– short enlistments and need of a standing army [9 references]

– sitting for portraits [1 reference]

– situation in France [1 reference]

– skirmish near the Schuylkill [1 reference]

– slave enticers [1 reference]

– slave labor [6 references]

– slave rebellion on Saint Domingue [1 reference]

– slaves and slavery [6 references]

– slaves as security [1 reference]

– smallpox inoculation [33 references]

– Society of the Cincinnati's general meeting [2 references]

– Society of the Cincinnati [13 references]

– soil fertility [1 reference]

– soil improvement [1 reference]

– South Carolina [1 reference]

– southern affairs [5 references]

– southern manufacturing [1 reference]

– Southern Tour [1 reference]

– Spain's Indian policy [1 reference]

– Spain [1 reference]

– the Spanish Convention [1 reference]

– Spanish entrance into the war [6 references]

– Spanish intervention [2 references]

– special corps and volunteers [7 references]

– spies [23 references]

– spirit of faction [1 reference]

– spirit of the age [1 reference]

– spread of disaffection [18 references]

– spurious letters [4 references]

– spying techniques [1 reference]

– St. Clair's defeat [2 references]

– St. Clair expedition [1 reference]

– St. John's College [1 reference]

– Stamp Act [4 references]

– standing armies [10 references]

– state bounties [1 reference]

– state control of lead mines [1 reference]

– State Department [1 reference]

– state interference in Indian affairs [1 reference]

– state of America [1 reference]

– state of frontier [3 references]

– state of public affairs [2 references]

– state of recruiting [20 references]

– state of the Continental army [4 references]

– state of the paper currency [1 reference]

– state of Virginia Regiment after Fort Necessity campaign [1 reference]

– state sovereignty [1 reference]

– status of guards and sentries [1 reference]

– strategy and tactics [125 references]

– strengthening the federal government [4 references]

– strengthening the general government [1 reference]

Strictures and Observations upon the Three Executive Departments. . . [1 reference]

– student-teacher ratios [1 reference]

– style of living [2 references]

– subduing Indians [4 references]

– success [2 references]

– sufferings of soldiers [2 references]

– summer campaign strategy [3 references]

– superintendent for the Federal City [2 references]

– superior rights of soldiers of 1754 to bounty lands [4 references]

– supplies for prisoners [1 reference]

– supply confiscations [2 references]

– supplying prisoners of war [1 reference]

– supporting another candidate when he himself runs for election [1 reference]

– surety [1 reference]

– surgeons [1 reference]

– Symmes Purchase [1 reference]

– taking hostages [1 reference]

– taverns [1 reference]

– taxation [1 reference]

– taxes paid in commodities [1 reference]

– tenants and tenantry [2 references]

– Thomas Bird case [1 reference]

– Thomas Jefferson's retirement [2 references]

– ties with the West [5 references]

– Tobias Lear's service [1 reference]

– Townshend Acts [2 references]

– trade [1 reference]

– trade with France [2 references]

– trade with Indians [1 reference]

– trade with Philadelphia [7 references]

– training of militia [1 reference]

– training of the army [2 references]

– transition to new army [11 references]

– transportation of provisions [15 references]

– travel by hot-air balloon [2 references]

– travel expenses [1 reference]

– Treasury Department [1 reference]

– treatment of prisoners [21 references]

– treatment of slaves [1 reference]

– treatment of tenants [1 reference]

– treaty discussion with Senate [1 reference]

– Treaty of New York [4 references]

– trip to New York [2 references]

– true principles of liberty [1 reference]

– U.S. agricultural prosperity [1 reference]

– U.S. army [1 reference]

– U.S. Army officers' address [1 reference]

– U.S. attitude toward Indians [1 reference]

– U.S. climate [1 reference]

– U.S. Constitution [2 references]

– U.S. currency [1 reference]

– U.S. debts [1 reference]

– U.S. debt to France [1 reference]

– U.S. future [1 reference]

– U.S. infractions of peace treaty [1 reference]

– U.S.-Indian relations [8 references]

– U.S. manufacturing [1 reference]

– U.S. military system [1 reference]

– U.S. neutrality [11 references]

– U.S. politics [2 references]

– U.S. population [1 reference]

– U.S. prosperity [1 reference]

– U.S. sovereignty [1 reference]

– uncertainty of war [1 reference]

– undesirability of slaves as collateral [1 reference]

– uniformity of weights and measures [1 reference]

– uniforms [13 references]

– urban crowds [1 reference]

– uselessness of Fort Cumberland [9 references]

– use of arms in defense of freedom [1 reference]

– use of substitutes in the army [4 references]

– use of troops to protect foreign diplomats [1 reference]

– use of wine and brandy [1 reference]

– Va. trade policy [1 reference]

– vacation at Mount Vernon [1 reference]

– value of artillery and engineers [1 reference]

– value of character [1 reference]

– value of education [2 references]

– value of land [1 reference]

– value of military experience [3 references]

– value of things [1 reference]

– values of education [1 reference]

– vanity [1 reference]

– veterans' benefits [1 reference]

– veterans' claims [1 reference]

– vetoing tonnage bill [1 reference]

– vicepresidency [1 reference]

– victims of war [1 reference]

– Vincennes expedition [1 reference]

– Virginia and new nation [1 reference]

– Virginia boundaries [1 reference]

– Virginia general assembly [1 reference]

– Virginia legislature [1 reference]

– Virginia elections of 1798 [1 reference]

– Virginia elections of 1799 [4 references]

– Virginia falling “Victim to the views of her Crafty Neighbours” [1 reference]

– Virginia military districts [1 reference]

– Virginia politics [5 references]

– Virginia's military prospects [1 reference]

– virtue [1 reference]

– visiting England [3 references]

– visits [1 reference]

– visitors to Mount Vernon [1 reference]

– volunteers [5 references]

– wages [1 reference]

– wages of overseers [1 reference]

– wagon masters [1 reference]

– want of public spirit [8 references]

– war [4 references]

– war in Europe [1 reference]

– Washington College [1 reference]

– Washington family genealogy [1 reference]

– Washington navy yard [1 reference]

– wasteful spending [1 reference]

– waste of timber [1 reference]

– watching his words [1 reference]

– weakness of Confederation [1 reference]

– weakness of Congress [2 references]

– weakness of federal Union [1 reference]

– weather prediction [1 reference]

– western land policy [4 references]

– western waterways [1 reference]

– Whiskey Insurrection [7 references]

– Whitemarsh skirmish [1 reference]

– William and Mary College [1 reference]

– William Duane and Aurora affair [4 references]

– William Franklin's visiting his wife [1 reference]

– William Howe's conduct [1 reference]

– William Short [1 reference]

– wine [1 reference]

– winter campaigns [4 references]

– winter preparations [14 references]

– winter quarters [8 references]

– winter weather [2 references]

– womanhood [1 reference]

– women under new government [1 reference]

– work habits of slaves [1 reference]

– workmen [1 reference]

– writing [1 reference]

– writing letters [1 reference]

– writing recommendation letters [1 reference]

– writing to dignitaries unknown to him [3 references]

– Yazoo Company [1 reference]

– yellow fever [1 reference]

– young love [1 reference]

– youthful conduct [1 reference]

– “Supreme Ruler of the Universe” [1 reference]