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Memoirs of Washington.

by Caroline M. Kirkland

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Published by Appleton in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Washington, George, 1732-1799

  • The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 516 p.
    Number of Pages516
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23318709M

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    Book/Printed Material Biographical memoirs of the illustrious General George Washington, late president of the United States of America, and commander in chief of their armies, during the Revolutionary War. Linton Weeks ("It's the 'Me' that Makes a Memoir an Incomplete Tale", Washington Post, reprinted in the West County Times, 08/24/03), notes that "A real autobiography traffics in facts: a memoir relies on memory" (autobiographies also cover a person's entire life, while memoirs may focus on only a small segment, typically childhood or.


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Colleagues familiar with the discipline and the subject's work prepare the essays.