George Washington's Resignation Speech

Date:
December 23, 1783
Creator:
George Washington (1732-1799)

George Washington's final draft of his resignation speech that he gave in the Old Senate Chamber of the Maryland State House on December 23, 1783. In response to instructions from Congress that he was expected to make formal remarks, Washington wrote this speech while he was in Annapolis. Upon resigning his commission as commander in chief of the Continental Army, Washington rode home to Mount Vernon to be home for Christmas. The annotations on this two-page document were all made by George Washington. Read more »

Description (physical):

Ink on paper

Location:
100 State Circle, Annapolis, Maryland, 21401
Identifier:
MSA SC 5664-1-1
Institution:
Maryland State House

Oyster Season, Sinepuxent Bay, Maryland

Date:
1874
Creator:
Quartley, Arthur (1839-1886)
Description (physical):

oil on canvas 15 1/2 x 30 frame: 25 1/2 x 40 1/4

Location:
100 State Circle,Maryland,Annapolis,21401
Identifier:
MSA SC 4680-10-0088
Institution:
Maryland State House
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O'Conor, Herbert Romulus (1896-1960)

Date:
c. 1942
Creator:
Resnikoff, Irving (1897-1988) as "Charles J. Fox"
Description (physical):

oil on canvas S:44x30. F: 49 1/4 H x 35 1/4 W

Location:
100 State Circle,Maryland,Annapolis,21401
Identifier:
MSA SC 1545-1-1090
Institution:
Maryland State House
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Mitchell, R. Clayton Jr. (1936- )

Date:
1996
Creator:
Egeli, Peter E. (b. 1934)
Description (physical):

oil on canvas h: 40" w: 32", 45 5/8 x 37 5/8 (frame)

Location:
100 State Circle,Maryland,Annapolis,21401
Identifier:
MSA SC 1545-1-2939
Institution:
Maryland State House
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Nice, Harry Whinna (1877-1941)

Date:
1938
Creator:
Schlereth, Hans (b. 1897)
Description (physical):

oil on canvas S: 35x30, F: 41 1/2 H x 36 1/4 W

Location:
100 State Circle,Maryland,Annapolis,21401
Identifier:
MSA SC 1545-1-1093
Institution:
Maryland State House
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McLane, Robert M. (1815-1898)

Date:
1858
Creator:
Healy, George Peter Alexander (1813-1894)
Description (physical):

oil on canvas 30x25, 39 1/2 x 34 1/2 (frame)

Location:
100 State Circle,Maryland,Annapolis,21401
Identifier:
MSA SC 1545-1-1191
Institution:
Maryland State House
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McKeldin, Theodore (1900-1974)

Date:
1961
Creator:
Murray, Albert K. (b. 1906)
Description (physical):

oil on canvas 36x30, 47 3/8 x 41 1/2 (frame)

Location:
100 State Circle,Maryland,Annapolis,21401
Identifier:
MSA SC 1545-1-1097
Institution:
Maryland State House
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Mandel, Marvin (b. 1920)

Date:
1966
Creator:
Binebrink, Wilson (1916-2001)
Description (physical):

oil on canvas 36x30, 43 1/2 x 37 1/2 (frame)

Location:
100 State Circle,Maryland,Annapolis,21401
Identifier:
MSA SC 1545-1-1051
Institution:
Maryland State House
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Lowe, Thomas Hunter (1928-1984)

Date:
1972
Creator:
Egeli, Bjorn (1900-1986)
Description (physical):

oil on canvas 48x34, 55 x 41 (frame)

Location:
100 State Circle,Maryland,Annapolis,21401
Identifier:
MSA SC 1545-1-1045
Institution:
Maryland State House
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Calvert, Leonard (thought to be)

Date:
c.1640
Creator:
Van Oost, Jacob I or II [attributed to]
Description (physical):

Oil on canvas Framed: 24 ¾ x 18 5/8

Location:
100 State Circle,Maryland,Annapolis,21401
Identifier:
MSA SC 1545-1-3363
Institution:
Maryland State House
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