Major French wrote at least eight letters to Gen.Washington, the first one on August 15, 1776 (George Washington Papers, Library of Congress).Major Christopher French, Prisoner of War | Journal of the American Revolution
Major Christopher French, Prisoner of War | Journal of the American Revolution Detail of George Washington portrait (1776) by Charles Willson Peale (White House Historical Association) and miniature of Thomas Gage (c. 1775) by Jeremiah Meyer (National Portrait Gallery) over the reward advertisement for Christopher French in the Connecticut Courant (Hartford), December 30, 1776.
Washington's Headquarters Flag | Museum of the American Revolution The silk flag, also known as a standard due to its modest size, was donated by cousins Fannie B. Lovell and Ellen Lovell Crosby, descendants of George Washington’s sister, Betty Washington Lewis. Two of her sons served as private secretaries for Washington, and a third served as an officer in Washington’s Life Guard during the American Revolution. According to family tradition, this flag marked the presence of the Commander…
The Acts of Congress · George Washington’s personal copy of the Acts of Congress. This rare volume includes Washington’s copy of the Constitution, the Bill of Rights, and other legislation passed by the first session of Congress, complete with his personal annotations. He brought the book home to Mount Vernon after retiring from the presidency in March 1797. Since leaving the hands of the Washington family in 1876, it has been treasured and preserved by several noted private collectors.