George Washington to David Stuart, 19 Nov. 1786

This letter is part of a series; more information can be found on the “George Washington and the Making of the Constitution” page. Please also see related documents below.¬†Original manuscript images of Washington’s letter to Stuart at the Library of Congress: Page 1 | Page 2 | Page 3

Observations on the Institution of the Society of Cincinnati

The Society of the Cincinnati was instituted at Fishkill-on-Hudson on 13 May 1783 when a group of army officers adopted an Institution (or constitution) based on a draft drawn up by Henry Knox the month before. On 19 June 1783 the founders of the society elected GW its president. Although […]