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Table of Contents

The early years
George and Martha
Colonel Washington
The widow Custis
The Washingtons at Mount Vernon
Martha Washington : mistress of Mount Vernon
The Washingtons in high society
Family : George, Martha and the children
Tragedy and joy
"The poor wretches" : the Washingtons and slavery
War clouds the revolution
The Commander in Chief and lady Washington
The Cambridge camp
The death of George Washington?
The awful Valley Forge winter
Snowed in : Morristown, 1779-1780
"The world turned upside down" : Yorktown and the end of the revolution
A long awaited retirement to Mount Vernon and a second family
The first couple
The much admired Washingtons
First in the hearts of their countrymen : the final retirement

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 333-398) and index

Genre Biography
Other Titles The general and Mrs. Washington


Library of Congress E312.19 .C47 2007

The Physical Object

Pagination vi, 406 p., [8] p. of plates :
Number of pages 406

ID Numbers

Open Library OL17204611M
Internet Archive generalmrswashin00bruc
ISBN 10 140220695X
LC Control Number 2006006324
Library Thing 3564358
Goodreads 811180

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