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An oration on the character of the late Gen. George Washington

An oration on the character of the late Gen. George Washington

pronounced before the inhabitants of the town of Western, on Saturday the 22d of February, 1800.

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Published by by E. Merriam & Co. in Printed at Brookfield, Massachusetts .
Written in English

  • Washington, George, -- 1732-1799 -- Funeral and memorial services.

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    StatementBy Joseph Allen, Jun. Esq. ; Printed at the request of said town.
    SeriesEarly American imprints -- no. 36800.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination12 p.
    Number of Pages12
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14580810M

    General Washington in the American Revolution. George Washington was appointed commander of the Continental Army in Despite having little experience in commanding large, conventional military forces, his leadership presence and fortitude held the American military together long enough to secure victory at Yorktown and independence for his new .   Volume one begins with the immigrant John Washington who settled in Westmoreland Co., Va., in , married Anne Pope, and was the great-grandfather of President George Washington. This volume continues the story of John and Anne’s family for a total of seven generations, collecting over 5, direct s:

    TWO HUNDRED YEARS after Henry "Lighthorse Harry" Lee's funeral oration for George Washington, the eloquence of his words "first in war, first in peace, and first in the hearts of his countrymen" has caused most Americans to forget the clause that followed in which Lee located Washington's. Washington's headquarters from May to June was at Richmond Hill, a suburban villa outside the city. Samuel Fraunces, a tavern keeper whose establishment was about two miles away, provided meals for the general and his gton hired a housekeeper, a year-old widow named Elizabeth Thompson, who worked at Richmond Hill from June to .

    In the first years of the twentieth century, Goodell shared the Mather text with George Emery Littlefield, a Boston rare book dealer, who discussed it in his Early Schools and School-Books of New England and included a facsimile of the title page with Washington’s boyish signature and the date After Goodell’s death, his library was. General Woodhull and his monument: an oration on the life, character and public services, of General Nathaniel Woodhull, with an account of the origin of the Woodhull Monument Association / (New York: Leavitt, Trow & Co., printers, ), by Luther R. Marsh and N.Y.) Woodhull Monument (Brooklyn (page images at HathiTrust).

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