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George Washington Papers

includes letters, diaries, financial accounts, military records, and other writings from Washington's youth and service as a surveyor and colonel, as delegate to the Continental Congress, as commander during the Revolutionary War, and as president (1789-97). His many interests and correspondents make these papers are a rich source for almost every aspect of early American history. (Library of Congress)

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Interesting Fact:

Between 1747 and 1799, Washington surveyed over 200 tracts of land and held title to more than 65,000 acres in 37 locations.
Color halftone print of the George Washington portrait by Gilbert Stuart, from Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress. c1929.

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