Affectionately Yours, George Washington (The Thomas Fleming by Thomas Fleming

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for plenty of americans, George Washington is simply the face on a greenback invoice. This ebook adjustments that perception.

George Washington, innovative conflict normal, Founding Father, and primary president of the U.S. used to be a hot and interesting guy. He suffered the suffering of adolescent ardour, fell in love along with his most sensible friend's spouse, and married the rich widow Martha Custis. He poured out his political and army woes to his brother Jack at midnight days of 1776, and in the course of a depressing iciness camped along with his troops in Valley Forge, he wrote a chatty letter to a chum in England. a majority of these incidents are the following in Washington's personal words.

Only via what Washington known as his "letters of friendship" do we absolutely comprehend this advanced guy. They express him joking together with his favourite Frenchman, the Marquis de Lafayette, advising his more youthful relations on love and marriage, writing with emotion to the unobtainable lady he enjoyed, and reconnecting along with her in his previous age.

Selected and edited by means of manhattan occasions bestselling historian Thomas Fleming from the thirty-seven volumes of Washington's accumulated writings, this e-book could be a revelation to all.

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