WASHINGTON, George Corbin, 1789-1854


Guide to Research Collections

Maryland Historical Society
Baltimore, MD
Papers: 1781-1837, 23 items.
The papers of George Corbin Washington include correspondence with General George Washington, R. H. Lee, George Mason Gunston, Judge John Buchanan, Charles Carroll, Henry Clay, and Susan Decatur.

Papers: 1832, 1 letter.
A letter from Secretary of the Treasury Louis McLane to Hon. George Corbin Washington written on June 25, 1832.McLane’s letter accompanies statements showing amounts and rates of duties under the present tariff and that proposed.

Papers: 1879, 2 leaves.
A letter from John A.J. Creswell to written on November 15, 1879. In the letter, Creswell accepts an invitation for the 11th Reunion of the Society of the Army of the Cumberland & the unveiling of the statue of the late Gen. George H. Thomas at Washington.


Boston Public Library
Boston, MA
Papers: 1 letter.


Dartmouth College
Rauner Special Collections Library
Hanover, NH
Papers: 1834, 4 pages.
A letter from George Corbin Washington to Daniel Webster written on December 23, 1834. In the letter, Washington writes that Mr. Sparks is holding some of General Washington’s papers and that the matter will be brought before Congress.


Library of Congress
Manuscript Division
Washington, DC
Papers: 1845, 1 item.
A report of George Corbin Washington and John Thomson Mason, 1845 July 23.

Papers: In the Records of the Chesapeake and Ohio Canal Company, 1836-1840, 1 volume.
Subjects include George Washington Corbin.

Papers: In the Jared Sparks Papers, 1776-1865, 17 items.
Correspondents include George Corbin Washington.

Papers: In the Washington Family Collection, ca. 1582-1965, 800 items.
Persons represented include George Corbin Washington.

Papers: In the Henry Woodhouse Collection Relating to George Washington, ca. 1656-1930, approximately 4,500 items.
Persons represented include George Corbin Washington.


Massachusetts Historical Society
Boston, MA
Papers: In the Augustine B. Hawley and Family Papers, 1757-1956, 1 cubic foot.
Other authors include George Corbin Washington.


New-York Historical Society
New York, NY
Papers: December 20, 1832; June 18, 1845. 2 letters.
Finding aid in repository.


The Rosenbach Museum & Library
Philadelphia, PA
Papers: 1826, 2 pages.
A letter from George Corbin Washington to Robert Beverley written on February 16, 1826. In the letter, Washington accepts, in verse, an invitation to dinner. Beverley has copied the text of the invitation onto the integral leaf.


University of Virginia
Albert and Shirley Small Special Collections Library
Charlottesville, VA
Papers: In the Virginia Miscellany Papers, 1816-1849, 7 items.
The papers include a letter from George Corbin Washington written to an unidentified recipient on January 28, 1847. In the letter, Washington writes regarding a claim against him by a person named Mr. Wallace.

Papers: In the Washington Family Papers, 1770-1833, 50 items.
The papers include a letter, 4 November 1837, from George Corbin Washington, regarding financial matters, as well as a legal opinion, 4 December 1844, signed by George Corbin Washington, regarding lands abandoned under the Adams-Onis Treaty of 1819.

Papers: In the Washington Family Papers, 1784-1843, 31 items.
The papers include a letter, 27 July 1824, from Bushrod Washington to George Corbin Washington, regarding a visit from a relative.