George washingtons farewell address is a letter written by president george washington as a valedictory to friends and fellow citizens after 20 years of public service to the united states he wrote it near the end of his second term of presidency before retiring to his home at mount vernon in virginia the letter was first published as the address of gen washington to the people of . The claypooles american daily advertiser in philadelphia pennsylvania was the first newspaper to publish george washingtons farewell address on september 19 1796 originally named the pennsylvania packet or the general advertiser the newspaper ran between 1771 and 1839 . In early 1796 president george washington decided not to seek reelection for a third term and began drafting this farewell address to the american people the address went through numerous drafts in large part due to suggestions made by alexander hamilton. Notes washingtons farewell address was printed by david c claypooles american daily advertiser philadelphia on 19 september 1796neither the proof sheet that claypoole made for washingtons examination nor the copy that claypoole worked from in making the proof sheet has been foundthe new york public library. In his own farewell address george washington wrote that self government is the underpinning of our safety prosperity and liberty but from different causes and from different quarters
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