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George Washington's Rules of civility : traced to their sources and restored

Author: George Washington; Moncure Daniel Conway
Publisher: London : Chatto & Windus, 1890.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The editor's theory is that the Rules were derived from the oral instruction of Rev. James Marye, supposed to have been Washington's teacher in Fredericksburg, Va. The original source of the Rules appears to have been a French work, first published in 1617, and reprinted in various editions. The present work includes a comparison of the text of Washington's Rules with several editions of the French work, including  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Washington, George, 1732-1799.
George Washington's Rules of civility.
London : Chatto & Windus, 1890
(OCoLC)612558342
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: George Washington; Moncure Daniel Conway
OCLC Number: 8390918
Language Note: English and French.
Notes: From a manuscript copybook prepared by Washington in 1745.
Description: 180 pages ; 18 cm
Other Titles: Rules of civility
Responsibility: by Moncure Daniel Conway.

Abstract:

The editor's theory is that the Rules were derived from the oral instruction of Rev. James Marye, supposed to have been Washington's teacher in Fredericksburg, Va. The original source of the Rules appears to have been a French work, first published in 1617, and reprinted in various editions. The present work includes a comparison of the text of Washington's Rules with several editions of the French work, including an English translation.

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