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The Papers of George Washington: July 1784-May 1785

The Papers of George Washington: July 1784-May 1785 by George Washington 0813913497 9780813913490
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Volume 2 documents Washingtons emergence as the extraordinarily active leader of the move to open the upper reaches of the Potomac to navigation and to use it to tie the fast-settling West to the seaboard states. Besides documents relating to Washingtons presidency of the Potomac River Company and to the routine management of his private affairs, there are letters dealing with such things as the famous Spanish jacks, the plight of both Patrick Henry and Nathanael Greene, histories by Jeremy Belknap and William Gordon, Lafayettes visit, William Byrds letters, and David Humphreyss poetry.

Author: George Washington

Binding: Hardcover

Pages: 600

Publisher: University of Virginia Press

Publication Date: 1992-04-22

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