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Washington's Farewell Address, to the People of the United States

Engraved by William Satchwell Leney (American (England), 1769–1831), Author George Washington (American, 1732–1799), Printer Jonathan Seymour (American, 1778–1841), Publisher Washington Benevolent Society (American, 19th century)

Place of Publication: New York, New York, USA

Catalogue Raisonné

Shaw & Shoemaker 16661


Overall: 18 x 10.8 x 1.1 cm (7 1/16 x 4 1/4 x 7/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with stipple engraving

Not On View


Americas, Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

(New York: Printed by J. Seymour [for the Washington Benevolent Society], 1808) 18 cm; 45 pp., plus plate; contemporary half gilt-stamped red morocco, marbled paper boards.

Portrait of Washington.

New York: Printed by J. Seymour [for the Washington Benevolent Society], 1808


Thomas Taylor, 1809 [see p. (3) of book]; Frank C. Doble, from whose estate bequeathed to MFA, October 10, 1973.

Credit Line

Bequest from Estate of Frank C. Doble