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Autograph letters and documents of George Washington now in Rhode Island collections;

Author: George Washington; Howard W Preston
Publisher: Providence [E.L. Freeman Company] 1932.
Series: Historical publication (Rhode Island. State Bureau of Information), no. 6.
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Genre/Form: History
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Washington, George, 1732-1799.
Autograph letters and documents of George Washington now in Rhode Island collections.
Providence [E.L. Freeman Co.] 1932
(OCoLC)603646882
Named Person: George Washington; George Washington
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: George Washington; Howard W Preston
OCLC Number: 2702915
Notes: "Official letters ... to the colony and state of Rhode Island, to governors Nicholas Cooke, William Greene and John Collins ... [the] letters relate almost entirely to military affairs ... a few letters ... of courtesy, acknowledgment and thanks ... also letters conveying information and direction about current events. But above everything else Washington needed soldiers."--Page 5.
Description: 171 pages frontispiece (portrait) illustrations (facsimiles) 24 cm.
Series Title: Historical publication (Rhode Island. State Bureau of Information), no. 6.
Responsibility: published by State bureau of information, Howard Willis Preston, director. State of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations, office of the Secretary of state, State bureau of information.

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