Displaying 1 - 10 of 10
Title Daily Entry
22 April 1792

GW at Philadelphia. He dined with twenty-two of the visiting Five Nations chiefs, their interpreter, and Rev. Samuel Kirkland.

23 March 1792

GW at Philadelphia. GW sent the Five Nations a speech, “to cement the peace between the United States and you,” and a white belt of wampum.

21 March 1792

GW at Philadelphia. Thomas Jefferson sent GW his letter to the Commissioners for the District of Columbia, which included Samuel Blodget’s proposed loan to finance projects in the federal city.

10 February 1792

GW at Philadelphia. GW directed his personal secretary Tobias Lear to write to Attorney General Edmund Randolph and offer condolences on the death of Randolph’s sister.

03 April 1791

GW at Mount Vernon.

20 March 1791

GW at Philadelphia. Rodolph Vall-Travers, a Swiss intellectual, wrote to GW offering his services in reporting on the current state of arts and sciences in Europe.

20 March 1789

GW at Mount Vernon.

25 January 1790

GW, in N.Y., wrote in a long diary entry that he received a petition from printer Francis Bailey asking to see his new invention that would prevent the counterfeiting of government documents.

23 January 1790

GW in N.Y. GW wrote in his diary that he went with Mrs. Washington to see the works of John Trumbull, the notable American painter who painted several portraits of GW.

22 January 1790

GW in N.Y. GW wrote in his diary that he exercised with a morning horse ride. GW was impressed by a demonstration of a new wheat threshing machine invented by Friedrich, Baron von Poellnitz. Mrs.