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Series I: Washington [series]:
 
Washington before the Revolutionary War [subseries]:
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"Chain and Poles"
Original drawing, from one of George Washington's "schoolbooks," dated "Aet. 14."

  2  
Title Page of a Book of Surveys
Title page of a book of surveys for the period 1749-1750, dated "Aet.17." With a hand-drawn map and Washington's annotations: "Then surveyed for Mr. Richard Barnes of Richmond County a certain tract of waste and ungranted land situate[d] in Culpeper County"

  3  
Mathematical and Geological Drawings and Figures
Page from a book of surveys for the period 1749-1750, dated "Aet.18".

 
The Revolutionary War [subseries]:
  4  
Washington, George, to William Heath
ALS in English, plus a modern transcription (tapuscript).Washington asks General William Heath, commander of the Highland Department of the Continental Army, to "send forward the articles most essential to the convenience and comfort of the men. [...] the articles most wanted will be Blankets, Waistcoats, Woolen Overhalls, and Stockings... to rub thro' the Severity of Winter."

  5  
[Orde]r of Battle for 1781 -- Light Infantry
Order of battle and chain of command for the Virginia Campaign. General Lafayette is the commander of the U.S. light infantry.

  6  
Washington, George to Lafayette
ALS in English, not listed in the 1871 catalogue. Washington sends a letter of recommendation for Mr. [Zephaniah] Platt, a member of the New York State Senate, and his wife, who are going to England "and probably to France."

 
Washington's Presidency [subseries]:
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Washington, George, to Edmund Randolph
ALS in English. This is the draft of the letter to the former U.S. Attorney General and current Secretary of State, reproduced in John C. Fitzpatrick (ed.), "The Complete Writings of George Washington From the Original Manuscript Sources, 1745-1799," 1932-1940, vol. 33, p. 521-2. Washington evokes the departure of the First Lady from the federal city of Washington because of the epidemic of yellow fever; the existence of " a faction in the Army of the United States [that] is attempting the ruin of General Wayne"; and his intention to move his troops to Fort Cumberland, Maryland, before their march to suppress the Whiskey Rebellion in Western Pennsylvania.

  8  
Washington, George, to James Madison
ALS in English. This is the draft of the letter reproduced in John C. Fitzpatrick (ed.), "The Complete Writings of George Washington...," vol. 34, p. 485-6; it concerns the situation in the United States of "Mr. Fayette" [sic], that is, of George Washington Lafayette "and his family." While her husband was held in foreign captivity, and she herself was in the prisons of the Terror, the Marquise de Lafayette entrusted the safety of their 17-year-old son to the Washingtons.

 
Gentleman Farmer at Mount Vernon [subseries]:
  9  
Washington, George, to Anthony Whiting
Envelope addressed to Whiting, of of the farm manager at Mount Vernon. Letter is missing. Authenticated by Sparks: "Washington's Handwriting."

  10  
"Terms on Which the Farmers at Mount Vernon May be Obtained"
Autograph with a table of rotation of crops. Washington also stipulates gis conditions with respect to slaves: "lthough the admission of Slaves with the Tenants will not be absolutely prohibited; It would, nevertheless, be a pleasing circumstance to exclude them; If not entirely, at least in a great degree: To do which, is not among the least inducements for dividing the farms into small lots."

  11  
Washington, George, to James Anderson
ALS in English. In this letter to his new farm manager and business partner, Washington discusses the sojourn in America of agriculture expert Richard Parkinson, who came to America to rent one of the farms of Washington, and published a detailed account of his experience in his "Travel in America" [complete title: "Tour In America In 1798, 1799, And 1800: Exhibiting Sketches of Society and Manners, and a Particular Account of The America System of Agriculture, With Its Recent Improvements," London: 1805. Cornell Rare Books E164 .P24 1805]

 
Signatures of George Washington [subseries]:
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Five signatures
Marked by Jared Sparks: "[The last signature was applied] four days before his death."