George Washington's personally signed copy of the Acts of Congress. This rare volume includes Washington's personal copy of the Constitution. Dated to 1789, this treasure was in a private collection for many years until bought at an estate auction in 2012. Today, it is the property of Mount Vernon and on permanent display there.
GEORGE WASHINGTON'S INAUGURATION BIBLE Federal Hall National Memorial, 26 Wall Street, New York City. The Bible used by George Washington when he was inaugurated as our first President on April 30, 1789. Printed in 1767, the Bible also has been used during the inaugurations of George H.W. Bush in 1989.
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.