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Washington, George 1732-1799

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Works: 19,523 works in 43,669 publications in 9 languages and 915,750 library holdings
Genres: Biographies  History  Sources  Personal correspondence  Registers (Lists)  Portraits  Pictorial works  Anecdotes  Constitutions  Commemorative works 
Subject Headings: Armed Forces  Generals  Presidents 
Roles: Author, Other, Contributor, Dedicatee, Honoree, Composer, Former owner, Editor, Illustrator, Recipient, Signer, Creator, Correspondent, Performer
Classifications: E312, B
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Most widely held works about George Washington
 
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Washington's Farewell address to the people of the United States by George Washington( Book )

339 editions published between 1797 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 5,476 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This academic essay features a version of George Washington's famous Farewell Address
George Washington in the American Revolution, 1775-1783 by James Thomas Flexner( Book )

13 editions published between 1967 and 2003 in English and held by 2,071 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recounts Washington's life served as commander of an amateur army during the American Revolution
Rights of man : being an answer to Mr. Burke's attack on the French Revolution by Thomas Paine( )

101 editions published between 1791 and 1796 in English and held by 1,327 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Does not contain the preface found in Jordan's London editions. Page [4] contains an extract from a commendatory note written by Thomas Jefferson, then Secretary of State, to accompany a copy of the work sent to J.B. Smith, the publisher's brother. cf. Conway's Life of Paine, 1892, v. 1, p. 291
George Washington's eye : landscape, architecture, and design at Mount Vernon by Joseph Manca( )

6 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 984 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"George Washington liked to shape his own circumstances. Over the years he carefully crafted both his inner self and his public persona, as well as many aspects of his aesthetic world. Washington's life formed a unity, and his morality formed part of the backdrop to his designs at Mount Vernon. His house, gardens, and art collection - and his own writings about them - were a major part of the public face of his virtue. Washington usually acted with conscious moral purpose. "Moral" is meant here in the broadest possible sense, including such ethical matters as maintaining a public reputation, using one's time wisely, fulfilling one's duties to society, and living without luxuries. In the eighteenth century, the conception of morality also included the achievement of individual perfection, such as living a rational, tranquil, and harmonious life. Washington was obsessed, perhaps even more keenly than his contemporaries, with matters of honor, appearance, dignity, and duty to society. As a schoolboy, Washington copied down the maxim that "every action one takes should be in consideration of all of those present," and indeed his lifelong actions as architect, collector, and landscape gardener were done in consideration of the public's valuation of his moral worth ... More than one million people visit Mount Vernon each year - drawn to the stature and beauty of Washington's family estate. Art historian Joseph Manca systematically examines Mount Vernon - its stylistic, moral, and historical dimensions - offering a complete picture of this national treasure and the man behind its enduring design. Manca brings to light a Washington deeply influenced by his wide travels in colonial America, with a broader architectural knowledge than previously suspected, and with a philosophy that informed his aesthetic sensibility. Washington believed that design choices and personal character mesh to form an ethic of virtue and fulfillment and that art is inextricably linked with moral and social concerns. Manca examines how these ideas shaped the material culture of Mount Vernon. Based on careful study of Washington's personal diaries and correspondence and on the lively accounts of visitors to his estate, this richly illustrated book introduces a George Washington unfamiliar to many readers - an avid art collector, amateur architect, and leading landscape designer of his time."--Project Muse
Early American views on Negro slavery : from the letters and papers of the founders of the Republic by Matthew T Mellon( Book )

24 editions published between 1934 and 1971 in English and held by 909 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introduction: Mr. Mellon's illuminating presentation of the views of some of the founding fathers on slavery and the Negro exposes the raw nerve of American democratic society. If the central theme of the American Revolution was freedom and equality, the impact of that epochal struggle upon the black man was at best peripheral. The Declaration of Independence had dedicated the Revolution to the proposition that "all men are created equal." There were some who wondered whether that proposition would be applied to the ending of slavery, the greatest of all human inequalities
The Washington papers : basic selections from the public and private writings of George Washington by George Washington( Book )

15 editions published between 1955 and 1967 in English and held by 896 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Selected personal writings by our first president, George Washington. Subjects covered include his personal life, life in politics and office, and person viewpoints and ethics
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 by George Washington( )

43 editions published between 1833 and 1984 in English and held by 834 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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
A memorial, containing a summary view of facts, with their authorities : in answer to the Observations sent by the English ministry to the courts of Europe by Jacob Nicolas Moreau( )

42 editions published in 1757 in English and held by 831 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Valedictory address of Washington to the people of the United States by George Washington( Book )

45 editions published between 1810 and 2012 in English and held by 692 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The letters of Lafayette to Washington, 1777-1799 by Gilbert Du Motier La Fayette( Book )

17 editions published between 1944 and 1976 in English and held by 679 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Correspondence of the American Revolution : being letters of eminent men to George Washington, from the time of his taking command of the army to the end of his presidency by Jared Sparks( )

18 editions published between 1853 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 641 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

L'Enfant and Washington, 1791-1792 by Elizabeth Sarah Kite( Book )

14 editions published between 1929 and 2013 in English and held by 626 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The journal of Major George Washington : an account of his first official mission, made as emissary from the Governor of Virginia to the commandant of the French forces on the Ohio, October 1753-January 1754 by George Washington( Book )

17 editions published between 1959 and 2004 in English and held by 604 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains Washington's hurriedly written report after he had delivered the Governor's message, as well as a copy of the Governor'sletter and a translation of the French Commander's reply
Letters from General Washington to several of his friends, in June and July, 1776 : in which is set forth an interesting view of American politics, at that all-important period by John Randolph( )

45 editions published between 1777 and 1985 in English and held by 584 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

David Humphreys' life of General Washington : with George Washington's "remarks" by David Humphreys( Book )

5 editions published between 1991 and 2006 in English and held by 528 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a remarkable feat of historical detective work, Rosemarie Zagarri has assembled manuscripts from three separate archives to reconstruct and publish for the first time in its full form the only biography of George Washington authorized by the general himself. Written by his close friend and military aide David Humphreys, it offers a rare, intimate glimpse of Washington's life, from his birth in 1732 until his assumption of the presidency in 1789. Best known as a minor poet of the Revolutionary War era, Humphreys became Washington's aide-de-camp during the war. Afterward, in 1786, he came to Mount Vernon at Washington's invitation and lived there for nearly three years, drawing on private papers and the general's reminiscences to compose the story of Washington's life. Before he finished, however, it became clear that Washington's story was far from over. The ratification of the Constitution paved the way for Washington's reluctant reentry into public life. Although Humphreys abandoned his plans for a full-scale biography, Zagarri has discovered that he did publish anonymously a much shorter version of his work as part of Jedidiah Morse's American Geography. Humphreys never published the fuller biography, which contained important details about Washington's childhood, his life at Mount Vernon, and his agonizing struggle over whether to accept the presidency. (Humphreys claims, in fact, to have been the first person with whom Washington discussed the presidency.) Washington reviewed a portion of Humphreys' manuscript for accuracy and added a detailed account of his experiences in the French and Indian War. The general described his frustration with British authorities over the need to defend the frontier, his horror at the war's carnage, his affection for his troops, and his terror at having to stop a group of British soldiers from firing on their compatriots. Washington's "Remarks," included in this edition, reveal a personal side that he seldom exposed in his letters or other writings. Zagarri has collated the three manuscripts -- located at the Rosenbach Museum and Library in Philadelphia, the Yale University Library, and the Forbes Magazine Collection in New York -- into a smooth narrative and has provided notes containing alternative readings of the text as well as substantive historical commentary. Her introduction places the work in both historical and literary perspective. Written at nearly the same time as Parson Weems' more famous but much less accurate account, Humphreys' biography challenges a host of stereotypical images and myths about the first president. It is a volume that will fascinate specialists and nonspecialists alike. - Jacket flap
 
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David Humphreys' life of General Washington : with George Washington's "remarks"
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Records of the revolutionary war : containing the military and financial correspondence of distinguished officers ; names of the officers and privates of regiments, companies, and corps, with the dates of their commissions and enlistments ; general orders of Washington, Lee, and Greene, at Germantown and Valley Forge ; with a list of distinguished prisoners of war ; the time of their capture, exchange, etc. To which is added the half-pay acts of the Continental congress ; the revolutionary pension laws ; and a list of the officers of the Continental army who acquired the right to half-pay, commutation, and landsDavid Humphreys' life of General Washington : with George Washington's "remarks"Washington : a lifeLife of George WashingtonMount Vernon love story : a novel of George and Martha WashingtonRevolutionary War on WednesdayWashington : the indispensable man
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ജോർജ് വാഷിംഗ്ടൺ ജോർജ് വാഷിംഗ്ടൺ (1732 ഫെബ്രുവരി 22, – 1799 ഡിസംബർ 14 അമേരിക്കൻ ഐക്യനാടുകളുടെ ആദ്യത്തെ പ്രസിഡൻറ്, അമേരിക്കൻ സ്വാതന്ത്ര്യ യുദ്ധത്തിന്റെ സർവസൈന്യാധിപൻ എന്നീ നിലകളിൽ ലോകമെമ്പാടുമറിയപ്പെടുന്നു

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乔治·华盛顿

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