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Entertaining anecdotes of Washington

Entertaining anecdotes of Washington

exhibiting his patriotism and courage, benevolence and piety, with other excellent traits of character.

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Published by Weeks, Jordan & Co., Samuel Colman in Boston, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Washington, George, -- 1732-1799 -- Anecdotes.

  • Edition Notes

    Library"s copy signed by Nat Schmulowitz.

    Other titlesWashington
    GenreAnecdotes.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, [11]-138 p. ;
    Number of Pages138
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23103526M

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