By E. O. (Erastus Otis) Haven
We found in this quantity a suite of crucial evidence in American background simply the proof that each clever citizen wants to have at prepared command. As a becoming creation to it we provide a quick memoir of the "The Father of his Country," "first in struggle, first in peace, first within the hearts of his countrymen," the immortal Washington ; utilizing that as one of those thread on which to thread a few proof and concepts that have a tendency to teach the value and style of the wondrous revolution within the politics of the realm, of which, what we name the yankee Revolution was once the centre, and George Washington the main conspicuous determine. This ebook is a Non-Partisan Reference guide of proof and Figures, From the invention of the USA to the current Time : old, Biographical, Statistical, Documentary, Financial,
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