Special Presentation Graphic "Introduction" to
The Diaries of George Washington


In the following list . . .
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. . . the present location of all known diaries and diary fragments is shown. The Regents' Numbers are numbers assigned by Fitzpatrick in the 1920s and used since as a cataloguing device. The diaries without Regents' Numbers were not published by Fitzpatrick, nor were several to which he assigned numbers but could not locate. His number 54, which he believed to have been kept but did not locate, is partially represented by the next diary in the series.

Date
Regents' Number
Location
11 Mar. 1747 - 13 April 1748 1 Library of Congress
28 Sept. 1751 - 4 Feb. 1752 2 Library of Congress
31 Oct. 1753 -11 Jan. 1754 3 Public Record Office, London
31 Mar.- 27 June 1754 4 Printed version [see p. 167]
1 Jan. - 11 April 1760 5 Library of Congress
1 Jan. - 22 May 1760 6 Library of Congress
24 May - 22 Oct. 1761 7 Library of Congress
1 Jan. - 31 Dec. 1762 Library of Congress (on deposit)
2 Mar. - 18 Nov. 1763 8 Library of Congress
29 Mar. - 18 Oct. 1764 9 Library of Congress
1 Jan. - 13 Nov. 1765 10 Library of Congress
12 - 31 May 1765 Hist. Soc. of Pa.
14 Jan. - 29 Oct. 1766 11 Library of Congress
1 Feb. - 20 Nov. 1767 12 Library of Congress
21 Nov. - 31 Dec. 1767 13 Missing or not kept
1 Jan. - 31 Dec. 1768 14 Library of Congress
1 Jan. - 31 Dec. 1769 15 Library of Congress
1 Jan. - 31 Dec. 1770 16 Library of Congress
1 Jan. - 31 Dec. 1771 17 Library of Congress
1 Jan. - 31 Dec. 1772 18 Library of Congress
1 Jan. - 31 Dec. 1773 19 Library of Congress
1 Jan. - 31 Dec. 1774 20 Library of Congress
1 Jan. - 19 June 1775 21 Library of Congress
1 Jan. - 4 June 1780 Library of Congress
1 May - 5 Nov. 1781 22 & 23 Library of Congress
1 Sept. - 4 Oct. 1784 24 Library of Congress
12 Oct. - 31 Dec. 1784 25 Missing or not kept
1 Jan. - 16 May 1785 26 Library of Congress
17 May - 26 Sept. 1785 27 Library of Congress
27 Sept. 1785 - 16 Jan. 1786 28 Library of Congress
17 Jan. - 30 April 1786 29 Library of Congress
1 May - 26 July 1786 30 Library of Congress
v27 July - 18 Oct. 1786 31 Library of Congress
19 Oct. 1786 - 30 Mar. 1787 32 Library of Congress
30 Mar. - 27 Oct. 1787 33 Library of Congress
11 May - 15 Nov. 1787 34 Library of Congress
28 Oct. 1787 - 17 April 1788 35 Library of Congress
17 April - 31 July 1788 36 Library of Congress
1 Aug. 1788 - 2 Feb. 1789 37 Library of Congress
3 Feb. - 30 Sept. 1789 38 Missing or not kept (but see p. xli)
v16 April 1789 Printed fragment, SPARKS
23 April 1789 Printed fragment, IRVING
1 Oct. 1789 - 11 Mar. 1790 39 Detroit Public Library
12 Mar. 1790 - 1 June 1791 40 - 43 Virginia Historical Society
2 June - 4 July 1791 44 Library of Congress
5 July - 31 Dec. 1791 45 Missing or not kept
1792, 1793, 1 Jan. - 29 Sept. 1794 46 - 48 Missing or not kept
30 Sept. - 20 Oct. 1794 49 Library of Congress
21 Oct. - 31 Dec. 1794 50 Missing or not kept
1 Jan. - 13 April 1795 51 Missing or not kept
14 Apr. - 24 Dec. 1795 52 Columbia University
22 - 31 Dec. 1795 53 Missing or not kept
1796 54 Missing
1 Jan. - 21 June 1796 Historical Society of Pennsylvania
1 Jan. - 31 Dec. 1797 55 Mount Vernon
1 Jan. - 31 Dec. 1798 56 Columbia University
1 Jan. - 21 Jan. 1799 Historical Society of Pennsylvania
22 Jan. - 9 Feb. 1799 Historical Society of Pennsylvania
10 Feb. - 13 Dec. 1799 57 Library of Congress
13 - 23 Oct. 1799 Historical Society of Pennsylvania

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