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Distinguished Guests at Mount Vernon....

Marchioness de Brienne paints a Miniature of Washington.

Allegorical Picture by Madam Van Berckel.

History of the Picture. Other distinguished Visitors..
Brisot de Warville and his Visit at Mt Vernon.

Washington chosen to be the First President of the Republic..
A Glass Manufacturer welcomed at Mt. Vernon.

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Bust of M. Necker presented by Count D'Estaing. Notice of Necker.. 241

Inscription on the Bust of Necker. Account of D'Estaing..

Houdon's Bust of Lafayette at Mount Vernon..

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Virginia presents a Copy to the City of Paris...

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History of the Coach. Its earnings when in ruins..

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Selection of a Residence for the President considered.

Question as to the permanent Seat of the National Government.

Washington negotiates for a Residence. His Prudence and Caution... 252

He makes suggestions about Interior Arrangements..

Description of Sevres China presented to Washington...

Description of Sevres China presented to Mrs. Washington.

How Sevres China is made. Seat of the National Government.

Strife for the possession of the National Capital. Decision.

New Yorkers dissatisfied. Caricatures and Satires..

Philadelphians no better satisfied. Washington's Caution..

A house hired. Washington's Journey to Philadelphia.

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A Patriotic Tavern-Keeper. President and family at Philadelphia..

A gay Season in Philadelphia. Luxuries.

Washington suggests Wine Castors called "Coasters

They are made. Wine Coolers from France. Their Ilistory.

Washington's Family Plate re-made...

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Description of the Plate. Washington again at Mt. Vernon.

Use of some of the Plate at Arlington Spring...

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Washington makes a tour through the Southern States.

His calculations as to Time. Incidents of the Tour

His return Journey. Site of the National Capital..

District of Columbia. City laid out and named.

Opening of the Second Congress.

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Earl of Buchan presents a Relic of Sir William Wallace.

A Scoch Painter dines with Washington. The Dinner.

Miniature made by the Painter. Correspondence with Earl of Buchan 274

By Will, Washington recommits the Wallace Relic to Buchan........

Washington again at Mt. Vernon. Paine's Rights of Man..

Effects of Rights of Man, in England. Washington's Industry

Sickness and Death in the Mount Vernon Family.

Washington's generosity to his Nephew's Widow.

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His love for Children and Young Company. His Foster Children....

Training of the Foster Children.

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