The writings of George Washington; being his correspondence, addresses, messages, and other papers, official and private, selected and published from the original manuscripts with a life of the author, notes and illustrations. (Book, 1834) [WorldCat.org]
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The writings of George Washington; being his correspondence, addresses, messages, and other papers, official and private, selected and published from the original manuscripts with a life of the author, notes and illustrations.

Author: George WashingtonJared SparksJohn Wesley ParadiseJ G ChapmanCharles Willson PealeAll authors
Publisher: Boston : American Stationers' Company, John B. Russell, 1834-1837.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This volumed compilation of the writings of George Washington brings together important speeches, letters, and other official correspondence from the professional life of the Commander-in-Chief. Special attention is paid to documents relating to his military business and political career, but also with personal correspondence to add a more holistic examination into Washington. The editor provides his own summary of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Sources
History
Personal correspondence
Stipple prints
Engravings
Maps
Messages
Additional Physical Format: Electronic reproduction:
Washington, George, 1732-1799.
Writings of George Washington.
Boston : American Stationers' Co., John B. Russell, 1834-1837
(OCoLC)607705997
Named Person: George Washington; George Washington
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: George Washington; Jared Sparks; John Wesley Paradise; J G Chapman; Charles Willson Peale; A B Durand; John Cheney; Jarvis Griggs Kellogg; Gilbert Stuart; G.W. Boynton & Co.; American Stationers' Company.; Joseph Meredith Toner Collection (Library of Congress)
OCLC Number: 29437768
Notes: Vols. 2-9 have mprint : Boston, Russell, Odiorne and Metcalf; and Hillard, Gray and co., 1834 (v. 7-9: 1835) v. 10-11: Boston, Russell, Shattuck, and Williams; and Hillard, Gray, and co., 1836.
Printer statement from colophon, v. 1: Cambridge. Folsom, Wells, and Thurston, printers to the University.
Index in v. 12.
Errata at end of v. 12.
Half titles.
Engravings signed.
Description: 12 v. : maps, ports., facsims. ; 23 cm.
Contents: V. 1. Life of Washington --
v. 2. pt. I. Official letters relating to the French war, and private letters before the American revolution: March, 1754-May, 1775 --
v. 3-8. pt. II. Correspondence and miscellaneous papers relating to the American revolution: (v. 3) June, 1775-July, 1776. (v. 4) July, 1776-July] 1777. (v. 5) July, 1777-July, 1778. (v. 6) July, 1778-March, 1780. (v. 7) March, 1780-April, 1781. (v. 8) April, 1781-December, 1783 --
v. 9. pt. III. Private letters from the time Washington resigned his commission as commander-in-chief of the Army to that of his inauguration as president of the United States: December, 1783-April, 1789 --
v. 10-11. pt. IV. Letters official and private, from the beginning of his presidency to the end of his life: (v. 10) May, 1789-November, 1794. (v. 11) November, 1794-December, 1799 --
v. 12. pt. V. Speeches and messages to Congress, proclamations, and addresses.
Responsibility: By Jared Sparks.

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This volumed compilation of the writings of George Washington brings together important speeches, letters, and other official correspondence from the professional life of the Commander-in-Chief. Special attention is paid to documents relating to his military business and political career, but also with personal correspondence to add a more holistic examination into Washington. The editor provides his own summary of Washington's life in the first volume, before the autobiographical documents begin.

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