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From Farm House to the White House The life of George Washington, his boyhood, youth, manhood, public and private life and services

By William Makepeace Thayer
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  • From Farm House to the White House
    • LOG CABIN TO WHITE HOUSE SERIES
  • From Farm House to the White House
    • THE LIFE OF GEORGE WASHINGTON HIS BOYHOOD, YOUTH, MANHOOD, PUBLIC AND PRIVATE LIFE AND SERVICES By William M. Thayer
      • ILLUSTRATED
        • NEW YORK HURST & COMPANY PUBLISHERS
      • NEW YORK HURST & COMPANY PUBLISHERS
      • Log Cabin to White House Series.
        • UNIFORM WITH THIS VOLUME. BY WILLIAM M. THAYER:
        • HURST & COMPANY Publishers, New York.
        • Copyright, 1890, By JAMES H. EARLE.
      • UNIFORM WITH THIS VOLUME. BY WILLIAM M. THAYER:
      • HURST & COMPANY Publishers, New York.
      • Copyright, 1890, By JAMES H. EARLE.
    • ILLUSTRATED
      • NEW YORK HURST & COMPANY PUBLISHERS
    • NEW YORK HURST & COMPANY PUBLISHERS
    • Log Cabin to White House Series.
      • UNIFORM WITH THIS VOLUME. BY WILLIAM M. THAYER:
      • HURST & COMPANY Publishers, New York.
      • Copyright, 1890, By JAMES H. EARLE.
    • UNIFORM WITH THIS VOLUME. BY WILLIAM M. THAYER:
    • HURST & COMPANY Publishers, New York.
    • Copyright, 1890, By JAMES H. EARLE.
    • PREFACE.
    • CONTENTS.
      • I. ANCESTORS AND BIRTH.
      • II. BOYHOOD.
      • III. SCHOOL DAYS.
      • IV. METHOD AND THOROUGHNESS.
      • V. FOUR INCIDENTS AND THEIR LESSONS.
      • VI. HIS MOTHER.
      • VII. YOUNG SURVEYOR.
      • VIII. MILITARY HONORS.
      • IX. MISSION TO THE FRENCH.
      • X. FRENCH MISSION—(CONTINUED.)
      • XI. HIS FIRST BATTLE.
      • XII. ON GENERAL BRADDOCK'S STAFF.
      • XIII. ON THE FRONTIER.
      • XIV. A RIFT IN THE CLOUD.
      • XV. HIS WIFE AND HOME.
      • XVI. COMMANDER-IN-CHIEF.
      • XVII. IN THE SIEGE OF BOSTON.
      • XVIII. DEFENDING NEW YORK.
      • XIX. FROM HARLEM TO TRENTON.
      • XX. BATTLES OF TRENTON AND PRINCETON.
      • XXI. DEFEAT AND VICTORY.
      • XXII. CLOSE OF THE WAR.
      • XXIII. PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES.
      • XXIV. DEATH AND FUNERAL CEREMONIES.
      • XXV.
    • I. ANCESTORS AND BIRTH.
    • II. BOYHOOD.
    • III. SCHOOL DAYS.
    • IV. METHOD AND THOROUGHNESS.
    • V. FOUR INCIDENTS AND THEIR LESSONS.
    • VI. HIS MOTHER.
    • VII. YOUNG SURVEYOR.
    • VIII. MILITARY HONORS.
    • IX. MISSION TO THE FRENCH.
    • X. FRENCH MISSION—(CONTINUED.)
    • XI. HIS FIRST BATTLE.
    • XII. ON GENERAL BRADDOCK'S STAFF.
    • XIII. ON THE FRONTIER.
    • XIV. A RIFT IN THE CLOUD.
    • XV. HIS WIFE AND HOME.
    • XVI. COMMANDER-IN-CHIEF.
    • XVII. IN THE SIEGE OF BOSTON.
    • XVIII. DEFENDING NEW YORK.
    • XIX. FROM HARLEM TO TRENTON.
    • XX. BATTLES OF TRENTON AND PRINCETON.
    • XXI. DEFEAT AND VICTORY.
    • XXII. CLOSE OF THE WAR.
    • XXIII. PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES.
    • XXIV. DEATH AND FUNERAL CEREMONIES.
    • XXV.
  • LIFE OF WASHINGTON
    • I ANCESTORS AND BIRTH.
    • II. BOYHOOD.
    • III. SCHOOL-DAYS.
    • IV. METHOD AND THOROUGHNESS.
    • V. FOUR INCIDENTS AND THEIR LESSONS.
    • VI. HIS MOTHER.
    • VII. YOUNG SURVEYOR.
    • VIII. MILITARY HONORS.
    • IX. MISSION TO THE FRENCH.
    • X. FRENCH MISSION—(Continued.)
    • XI. HIS FIRST BATTLE.
    • XII. ON GENERAL BRADDOCK'S STAFF.
    • XIII. ON THE FRONTIER.
    • XIV. A RIFT IN THE CLOUD.
    • XV. HIS WIFE AND HOME.
    • XVI. COMMANDER-IN-CHIEF.
    • XVII. IN THE SIEGE OF BOSTON.
    • XVIII. DEFENDING NEW YORK.
    • XIX. FROM HARLEM TO TRENTON.
    • XX. BATTLES OF TRENTON AND PRINCETON.
    • XXI. DEFEAT AND VICTORY.
    • XXII. CLOSE OF THE WAR.
    • XXIII. PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES.
    • FAREWELL ADDRESS.
    • XXIV. DEATH, AND FUNERAL CEREMONIES.
    • XXV. EULOGY BY GENERAL HENRY LEE.
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