Revolutionary War Series Documents
George Washington to John Banister, 21 April 1778. A long and revealing letter giving Washington's ideas about the army and Congress and his reaction to British moves toward peace negotiations.
The Road to Revolution. Selected letters from Washington on the topic of the Stamp Act and possible revolution against Britain, from 1765 to 1775.
Washington's correspondence with Martha Washington, 18 & 23 June 1775
Washington's Revolutionary War Itinerary and the Location of
His Headquarters, 1775–1783
General Orders (on Profanity), 3 August 1776
William Duer to George Washington, 28 January 1777 and N.Y. Legislature Committee of Correspondence (William Duer, Chairman) to Washington, 2 March 1777. Washington relied on many people for intelligence during the Revolutionary War. One of the persons who took an interest in assisting Washington's efforts to gather intelligence was William Duer of New York, who opened correspondence on the subject with Washington after the Continental army set up headquarters at Morristown, New Jersey, in early 1777.
General Howe's Dog. From George Washington to General Howe, 6 October 1777. The Revolutionary War at its lowest level often degenerated into unrestrained violence both on and off the battlefield, and neither side hesitated to accuse the other of committing the most detestable atrocities.Writing from his headquarters at Perkiomen, Pennsylvania, two days after the Battle of Germantown, Washington apparently sent the following message to General William Howe, who remained at Germantown.
Correspondence between Major General Charles Lee and George Washington. Documents concerning events surrounding the Battle of Monmouth on 28 June 1778. Included are maps showing the battle ground and portraits of General Charles Lee.
Farewell Address to the Army, 2 November 1783
Discharge of the Army, 4 November 1783
Resignation from the Army, 23 December 1783
Congress's Answer to Washington, 23 December 1783
Return of Commissaries from camp, 30 January 1778