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George Washington's Commission as Commander in Chief: Primary Documents in American History

Digital Collections

The digital collections of the Library of Congress contain a wide variety of primary source materials associated with the Washington's commission as Commander in Chief, including manuscripts, government documents, and broadsides. Provided below is a link to the home page for each relevant digital collection along with selected highlights.

Congressional Publications

Journals of the Continental Congress

Letters of Delegates to Congress


George Washington Papers

Selected highlights from this collection:


Today in History