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|Additional Physical Format:||Electronic reproduction:
Washington, George, 1732-1799.
Writings of George Washington.
Boston : American Stationers' Co., John B. Russell, 1834-1837
|Named Person:||George Washington; George Washington|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
George Washington; Jared Sparks; J G Chapman; Gilbert Stuart; Charles Willson Peale; John Wesley Paradise; Jarvis Griggs Kellogg; A B Durand; John Cheney; Charles Folsom; G.W. Boynton & Co.,; American Stationers' Company,; Russell, Odiorne, and Metcalf,; Hilliard, Gray & Co.,; Russell, Shattuck & Williams,; Folsom, Wells, and Thurston,
|Notes:||Frontispieces of volumes 1-3 and 12 are signed engraved portraits with guard sheets. The one in volume 1 engraved by J.W. Paradise from a painting by J.G. Chapman after a painting by C.W. Peale; those in volumes 2 and three engraved by A.B. Durand, the first from a painting by Gilbert Stuart; the one in volume 12 (of Martha Washington) engraved by J. Cheney.
Imprint varies: v. 2-9: Boston : Russell, Odiorne, and Metcalf : Hilliard, Gray, and Co.; v. 10-11: Boston : Russell, Shattuck, and Williams : Hilliard, Gray, and Co.
Printer's statement varies: v. 2-11: Cambridge : Charles Folsom.
|Description:||12 volumes : maps, portraits, facsimiles ; 23 cm|
|Contents:||v. 1. Life of George Washington --
v. 2. Part first : comprising official letters relating to the French War and private letters before the American Revolution --
v. 3-8. Part second : comprising correspondence and miscellaneous papers relating to the American Revolution --
v. 9. Part third : containing correspondence from the time of resigning his commission as commander-in-chief of the army to that of his inauguration as president --
v. 10-11. Part fourth : containing correspondence official and private, from the beginning of his presidency to the end of his life --
v. 12. Part fifth: comprising speeches and messages to Congress, proclamations, and addresses.
Writings of Washington
|Responsibility:||by Jared Sparks.|