The life of George Washington with curious anecdotes, equally honourable to himself, and exemplary to his young countrymen ... Embellished with six engravings. by Weems, M. L.

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StatementBy M. L. Weems, formerly rector of Mount Vernon parish ...
LC ClassificationsE312 .W386
The Physical Object
Pagination244 p. incl. front. (port.)
Number of Pages244
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LC Control Number17015091

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