Affectionately Yours, George Washington (The Thomas Fleming by Thomas Fleming

By Thomas Fleming

for plenty of american citizens, George Washington is simply the face on a greenback invoice. This booklet adjustments that perception.

George Washington, progressive struggle basic, Founding Father, and primary president of the U.S. used to be a hot and engaging guy. He suffered the suffering of adolescent ardour, fell in love along with his top friend's spouse, and married the rich widow Martha Custis. He poured out his political and army woes to his brother Jack at the hours of darkness days of 1776, and in the course of a depressing wintry weather camped together with his troops in Valley Forge, he wrote a chatty letter to a chum in England. a lot of these incidents are right here in Washington's personal words.

Only via what Washington referred to as his "letters of friendship" do we totally comprehend this advanced guy. They exhibit him joking along with his favourite Frenchman, the Marquis de Lafayette, advising his more youthful family on love and marriage, writing with emotion to the unobtainable lady he enjoyed, and reconnecting together with her in his previous age.

Selected and edited through long island occasions bestselling historian Thomas Fleming from the thirty-seven volumes of Washington's gathered writings, this ebook may be a revelation to all.

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