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Revolutionary War Series
Henry Francis DuPont Winterthur Museum, Winterthur, Del.
Alabama Department of Archives and History, Montgomery
Albany Institute of History and Art, McKinney Library, Albany, N.Y.
Alexandria-Washington Lodge No. 22 A.F. & A.M., Alexandria, Va.
Algemeen Rijksarchief (Central State Archives), The Hague, Netherlands
Allegheny College, Meadville, Pa.
American Academy of the Arts and Sciences, Boston, Mass.
American Antiquarian Society, Worcester, Mass.
American Philosophical Society, Philadelphia, Pa.
Amherst College, Amherst, Mass.
Andover Newton Theological School, Newton Center, Mass.
Archdiocese of Baltimore, Baltimore, Md.
Archives Nationales, Paris, France
Archives of the Moravian Church, Bethlehem, Pa.
Archivo General de Indias, Seville, Spain
Association for the Preservation of Virginia Antiquities, Richmond
Augusta County Courthouse, Staunton, Va.
B'nai Brith Klutznik Museum, Washington, D.C.
Barbados Department of Archives, Black Rock, St. Michael, Barbados
Bath County Courthouse, Warm Springs, Va.
Bennington Museum, Incorporated, Bennington, Vt.
Beverly Historical Society, Beverly, Mass.
Bibliothèque Municipale, Nantes, Pays-de-la-Loire, France
Bibliothèque Nationale, Paris, France
Bohemian Club, San Francisco, Calif.
Booth Western Art Museum, Cartersville, Ga.
Boston Athenaeum, Boston, Mass.
Boston Public Library, Main Branch, Boston, Mass.
Boston University Libraries, Boston, Mass.
Bowdoin College, Brunswick, Maine
Bradley University, Peoria, Ill.
British Library, London, England
Brown University, Providence, R.I.
Bucks County Historical Society, Doyleston, Pa.
Buffalo and Erie County Historical Society, Buffalo, N.Y.
Buffalo and Erie County Public Library, Buffalo, N.Y.
Caldwell Consistory, A.A.S. Rite of Freemasonry, Bloomsburg, Pa.
California State Library, Sutro Branch, San Francisco
Campus Martius Museum, Ohio Historical Society, Marietta
Carlyle House, Alexandria, Va.
Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pa.
Caroline County Chancery Court, Bowling Green, Va.
Centre Hill Museum, Petersburg, Va.
Charleston Library Society, Charleston, S.C.
Charleston Museum Library, Charleston, S.C.
Chester County Historical Society, West Chester, Pa.
Chesterfield County Courthouse, Chesterfield, Va.
Chicago Historical Society, Chicago, Ill.
Cincinnati Historical Society, Cincinnati, Ohio
Clermont County Courthouse, Batavia, Ohio
Collection of the White House, Washington, D.C.
College of the Holy Cross, Worcester, Mass.
College of William and Mary, Williamsburg, Va.
Colonial Williamsburg, Inc., Williamsburg, Va.
Colorado College, Colorado Springs
Columbia University, New York, N.Y.
Concord Free Public Library, Concord, Mass.
Connecticut College, New London, Conn.
Connecticut Historical Society, Hartford
Connecticut Society of the Colonial Dames of America, Wethersfield
Connecticut State Library, Hartford
Copley Newspapers Incorporated, James S. Copley Library, La Jolla, Calif.
Cornell University, Ithaca, N.Y.
Dartmouth College, Hanover, N.H.
Daughters of the American Revolution, Effingham, Ill.
Daughters of the American Revolution, Washington, D.C.
Davenport Public Museum, Davenport, Iowa
David Library of the American Revolution, Washington Crossing, Pa.
Dean Junior College, Franklin, Mass.
Delaware Dept. of State, Div. of Historical & Cultural Affairs, Hall of Records, Dover
Detroit Public Library, Burton Historical Collection, Detroit, Mich.
Dickinson College, Carlisle, Pa.
Div. of Archives and Records Management, New Jersey Dept. of State, Trenton, N.J.
Duke University, Durham, N.C.
Duke University, Medical Center, Durham, N.C.
Dwight D. Eisenhower Library, Abilene, Kans.
Edison Institute, Henry Ford Museum, and Greenfield Village Library, Dearborn, Mich.
Essex Institute, Salem, Mass.
Fairfax County Courthouse, Fairfax, Va.
Fauquier County Circuit Court, Warrenton, Va.
Field Library Inc., Peekskill, N.Y.
Filson Club, Louisville, Ky.
Forbes Library, Northampton, Mass.
Fordham University, New York, N.Y.
Forest Lawn Museum, Glendale, Calif.
Fort Ticonderoga Association Museum and Library, Fort Ticonderoga, N.Y.
Franklin D. Roosevelt Library, Hyde Park, N.Y.
Fraunces Tavern Museum, New York, N.Y.
Frederick County Courthouse, Winchester, Va.
Frederick County Public Library, Frederick, Md.
Fredericksburg Circuit Court, Fredericksburg, Va.
Free Library of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pa.
Freedoms Foundation at Valley Forge, Valley Forge, Pa.
George Washington Masonic National Memorial Association, Alexandria, Va.
George Washington University, Washington, D.C.
George Washington's Fredericksburg Foundation, Fredericksburg, Va.
Georgetown University, Washington, D.C.
Georgia Historical Society, Savannah
Georgia State Department of Archives and History, Atlanta
Georgia State Library, Atlanta
Gilder Lehrman Collection, on deposit at NY Historical Society, New York, N.Y.
Gloucester County Historical Society, Woodbury, N.J.
Greene County Historical Society, Inc., Coxsackie, N.Y.
Groton School, Groton, Mass.
Gunston Hall Plantation Library, Lorton, Va.
Hagley Museum and Library, Greenville, Del.
Hamilton College, Clinton, N.Y.
Harlan Crow Library, Dallas, Tex.
Harrison County Courthouse, Clarksburg, W.Va.
Harvard University Archives, Cambridge, Mass.
Harvard University, Cambridge, Mass.
Haverford College, Haverford, Pa.
Hawaii State Archives, Honolulu
Historic New Orleans Collection Unit, New Orleans, La.
Historical Society of Berks County, Reading, Pa.
Historical Society of Delaware, Wilmington
Historical Society of Montgomery County, Norristown, Pa.
Historical Society of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
Historical Society of Western Pennsylvania, Pittsburgh
Honnold Library, Claremont, Calif.
Huntington Library, Art Collections and Botanical Gardens, San Marino, Calif.
Illinois State Historical Library, Springfield
In-house collection on CD-ROM at Papers of George Washington, Univ. of Virginia
Independence National Historical Park, Philadelphia, Pa.
Indiana Historical Society, Indianapolis
Indiana University Lilly Rare Books, Bloomington
Indiana University, Bloomington
Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton, N.J.
Insurance Company of North America, Corporate Archives, Philadelphia, Pa.
Iowa State Department of History and Archives, Des Moines
Ipswich Historical Society, Ipswich, Mass.
John Carter Brown Library, Providence, R.I.
John F. Kennedy Library, Boston, Mass.
Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Md.
Johns Hopkins University, John Work Garrett Library, Baltimore, Md.
Joint University Libraries, George Peabody College for Teachers, Nashville, Tenn.
Kansas State Historical Society, Topeka
Karpeles Manuscript Library, Santa Barbara, Calif.
Kean University, Union, N.J.
Kentucky Historical Society, Frankfort
Knox College, Galesburg, Ill.
Koninklijk Huis Archief (Royal Archives), The Hague, Netherlands
Lafayette College, Easton, Pa.
Law Library of Louisiana, New Orleans, La.
Lenox Library, Lenox, Mass.
Library Company of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pa.
Library of Virginia, Richmond
Lincoln College, McKinstry Memorial Library, Lincoln, Ill.
Lincoln National Life Foundation, Fort Wayne, Ind.
Litchfield Historical Society, Litchfield, Conn.
Long Island Historical Society, Brooklyn, N.Y.
Longfellow House, Longfellow National Historic Site, Cambridge, Mass.
Loudoun County Courthouse, Leesburg, Va.
Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge
Macalester College, St. Paul, Minn.
Maine Historical Society, Portland
Maine State Archives, Augusta
Manhattanville College, Purchase, N.Y.
Marietta College, Marietta, Ohio
Maryland Hall of Records Commission, Annapolis
Maryland Historical Society, Baltimore
Massachusetts Historical Society, Adams Papers, Boston
Massachusetts Historical Society, Boston
Massachusetts Secretary of State, Archives Division, Boston
McGill University, Humanities and Social Studies Library, Montreal, QC, Canada
Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, N.Y.
Middlesex County Historical Society Library, Middletown, Conn.
Ministère des affaires étrangères, Archives, Paris, France (photocopies at LOC)
Minneapolis Athenaeum, Minneapolis, Minn.
Minnesota Historical Society, St. Paul
Missouri Historical Society, St. Louis
Monmouth County Historical Association, Freehold, N.J.
Moravian Archives, Winston-Salem, N.C.
Moravian College and Theological Seminary, Bethlehem, Pa.
Morristown National Historical Park, Morristown, N.J.
Mount Vernon Ladies’ Association of the Union, Mount Vernon, Va.
Munson-Williams-Proctor Institute, Utica, N.Y.
Mystic Seaport, Inc., Mystic, Conn.
Nationaal Archief, The Hague, Netherlands
National Genealogical Society, Washington, D.C.
National Library of Medicine, Bethesda, Md.
National Library of Russia, Saint Petersburg
National Society of the Colonial Dames of America, Louisiana, New Orleans, La.
National Society of the Colonial Dames of America, Washington, D.C.
New Brunswick Museum, Saint John, NK, Canada
New Hampshire Dept. of Admin. and Control, Div. of Archives, Records Mgmt., Concord
New Hampshire Historical Society, Concord
New Hampshire State Library, Concord
New Haven Colony Historical Society, New Haven
New Jersey Historical Society, Newark
New Jersey State Library, Trenton
New London County Historical Society, New London, Conn.
New York Public Library, New York
New York Society Library, New York
New York State Archives, New York State Department of Education, Albany
New York State Historical Association, Cooperstown
New York State Library, Albany
New York University, Fales Collection, New York
New-York Historical Society, New York
Newberry Library, Chicago, Ill.
Newport Historical Society, Newport, R.I.
Newport, Rhode Island, Artillery Company, Newport
Niedersächsische Staatsarchiv, Wolfenbüttel, Germany
North Carolina Office of Archives and History, Raleigh
North Carolina Society of the Cincinnati, Raleigh
Northwestern University, Dental School, Chicago, Ill.
Northwestern University, Evanston, Ill.
Ohio Historical Society, Columbus
Ohio State Library, Columbus
Old Christ Church Preservation Trust, Philadelphia, PA
Old South Association, Boston, Mass.
Omaha Public Library, Omaha, Neb.
Oneida County Historical Society, Utica, N.Y.
Oxford University, Bodleian Library, Oxford, England
Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, Division of Archives and Manuscripts, Harrisburg
Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, Harrisburg
Pennsylvania State Library, Harrisburg
Pequot Library Association, Southport, Conn.
Phillips Academy, Andover, Mass.
Pierpont Morgan Library, New York, N.Y.
Presbyterian Historical Society, Philadelphia, Pa.
Prince William County Courthouse, Manassas, Va.
Princeton Theological Seminary, Princeton, N.J.
Princeton University, Princeton, N.J.
Public Record Office, also known as National Archives (UK-KeNA), Kew, Surrey, England
Raynham Hall Museum, Oyster Bay, N.Y.
Record Group (designating the location of documents in the National Archives)
Rhode Island Historical Society, Providence
Rhode Island State Archives, Providence
Riggs Historical Collection, Washington, D.C.
Riksarkivet (National Archives), Stockholm, Sweden
Robert E. Lee Memorial Association, Stratford Hall, Stratford, Va.
Rockford College, Rockford, Ill.
Rosenbach Museum and Library, Philadelphia, Pa.
Rowan College of New Jersey, Glassboro, N.J.
Rowan Public Library, Salisbury, N.C.
Rutgers, State University of New Jersey, University Libraries, New Brunswick, N.J.
Rutherford B. Hayes Library, Fremont, Ohio
Saint Louis Mercantile Library Association, St. Louis, Mo.
Saint Louis Public Library, St. Louis, Mo.
Salem County Historical Society, Salem, N.J.
Saratoga National Historical Park, Stillwater, N.Y.
Scottish Rite of Freemasonry Supreme Council Library, Washington, D.C.
Scottish Rite Temple, Des Moines, Iowa
Senate House State Historical Site, Library, Kingston, N.Y.
Sleepy Hollow Restorations, Tarrytown, N.Y.
Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C.
Society of the Cincinnati of New Hampshire, Boston, Mass.
Society of the Cincinnati, Washington, D.C.
South Carolina Department of Archives and History, Columbia
South Carolina Historical Society, Charleston
Southern Illinois University, Carbondale
Spotsylvania County Courthouse, Spotsylvania, Va.
Staatsarchiv, Bremen, Germany
Stanford University, Stanford, Calif.
State Historical Society of Wisconsin, Madison
State of Vermont Department of Libraries, Montpelier
State University of New York, Stony Brook
Strawbery Banke, Portsmouth, N.H.
Summit Free Public Library, Summit, N.J.
Swarthmore College, Swarthmore, Pa.
Tennessee State Library and Archives, Nashville
The British Museum, London, England
Thomas Gilcrease Institute of American History and Art, Tulsa, Okla.
Tioga Point Museum, Athens, Pa.
Toledo Museum of Art, Toledo, Ohio
Trenton Free Public Library, Trenton, N.J.
Trinity College, Watkinson Library, Hartford, Conn.
Tudor Place Foundation, Inc., Washington, D.C.
Tulane University, New Orleans, La.
U.S. Coast Guard Academy, New London, Conn.
U.S. Library of Congress, George Washington Papers, Washington, D.C.
U.S. Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.
U.S. Military Academy, West Point, N.Y.
U.S. National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, D.C.
U.S. National Archives, Records Admin., Continental Congress Papers, Wash., D.C.
U.S. Naval Academy, Annapolis, Md.
UCLA, William Andrews Clark Memorial Library, Los Angeles, Calif.
Union College, Schenectady, N.Y.
United States, National Archives, New England Region, Waltham, Mass.
University of Alabama, Medical Center, Birmingham
University of California, Berkeley, Main Library, Berkeley
University of California, San Diego, Main Library, La Jolla
University of Chicago, Chicago, Ill.
University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, Scotland
University of Georgia, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Athens
University of Houston, Houston, Tex.
University of Iowa, Iowa City
University of Michigan, William L. Clements Library, Ann Arbor
University of Newcastle upon Tyne, Newcastle upon Tyne, England
University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
University of Pennsylvania, Biddle Law Library, Philadelphia
University of Pennsylvania, Curriculum Laboratories, Philadelphia
University of Pennsylvania, Van Pelt-Dietrich Library, Philadelphia
University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pa.
University of Rochester, Rochester, N.Y.
University of San Francisco, San Francisco, Calif.
University of South Carolina, Columbia
University of the South, Sewanee, Tenn.
University of Virginia, Charlottesville
Valentine Museum, Richmond, Va.
Valley Forge Historical Society, Valley Forge, Pa.
Valley Forge National Historical Park, Valley Forge, Pa.
Vassar College, Poughkeepsie, N.Y.
Vermont Historical Society, Montpelier
Virginia Historical Society, Richmond
Wabash College, Crawfordsville, Ind.
Wadsworth Atheneum, Hartford, Conn.
Wadsworth Library, Geneseo, N.Y.
Washington and Jefferson College, Washington, Pa.
Washington and Lee University, Lexington, Va.
Washington Cathedral, Washington, D.C.
Washington Headquarters Library, Morristown, N.J.
Washington State Library, Olympia
Washington University, St. Louis, Mo.
Washington's Headquarters (Jonathan Hasbrouck House), Newburgh, N.Y.
Washington’s Headquarters Museum, Newburgh, N.Y.
Webb Shadle Memorial Library, Pleasantville, Iowa
Wellesley College, Wellesley, Mass.
Wenham Historical Society and Museum, Wenham, Mass.
West Virginia Department of Archives and History, Charleston
Western Kentucky University, Bowling Green
Western Reserve Historical Society, Cleveland, Ohio
Westfield Athenaeum, Westfield, Mass.
Williams College, Williamstown, Mass.
Winchester-Frederick County Historical Society, Winchester, Va.
Windsor Castle, Royal Archives, Windsor, England
Yale University, Sterling Memorial Library, New Haven, Conn.
York County Historical Trust, York, Pa.
A contemporaneous handwritten representation made of any version of a letter or other document
A non-contemporaneous handwritten representation made of a letter or other document (generally not used or cited unless no other version is available, except in the case of a Sprague transcript)
Autograph Document Signed: a document in the handwriting of, and signed by, the author
Autograph Document, signature clipped
Autograph Document: a document in the handwriting of the author
Autograph Draft Signed: a draft of a letter or document in the handwriting of, and signed by, the author
Autograph Draft: a draft of a letter or document in the handwriting of the author
Autograph Letter Book
Autograph Letter Signed: a letter in the handwriting of, and signed by, the author
Autograph Letter, signature clipped
Autograph Letter: a letter in the handwriting of the author
Document Signed, signature clipped
Document Signed: a document not in the author’s handwriting, but signed by the author
Document: a document (not a letter) neither in the author's handwriting nor signed by the author
Draft Signed, signature clipped
Draft Signed: a draft of a letter or document in the handwriting of someone other than the author, but signed by the author
Draft: a draft of a letter or document in the handwriting of someone other than the author
Handwritten copies in one of the bound volumes used by the team of clerks on GW's headquarters staff who worked from 1781-83 under the direction of Lt. Col. Richard Varick to record correspondence, orders, instructions, and related items from GW’s Revolutionary War papers
Handwritten transcripts made by Jared Sparks, primarily in support of his 1833-37 edition of GW’s correspondence
Handwritten transcripts made in the 1820s by William B. Sprague to replace documents he had removed from GW’s papers
Letter Book Copy: letters copied into a bound letter-book
Letter Signed: a letter not in the author’s handwriting, but signed by the author
Letter, signature clipped
Letter: a letter neither in the author's handwriting nor signed by the author
Signature clipped (used with other symbols: e.g., AL[S], Df[S]): replaces S when author’s signature has been cut from the original manuscript