Washington, George.  The Writings of George Washington, Vol. I. 1745-1756
Washington, George.  The Writings of George Washington, Vol. I. 1745-1756
Washington, George.  The Writings of George Washington, Vol. I. 1745-1756

Washington, George. The Writings of George Washington, Vol. I. 1745-1756

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Washington, George; Fitzpatrick, John C. [editor]. The Writings of George Washington from the Original Manuscript Sources 1745-1799: Volume I. 1745-1756; Prepared under the direction of the United States George Washington Bicentennial Commission and published by authority of Congress. Washington DC: United States Government Printing Office, 1931. First Edition. [6868]

Blue cloth with bright gilt spine titles, 6 1/2 x 9 1/2 inches, iv., 585 clean and unmarked pp. Includes the original paper dust jacket, edge-tattered, now in a clear wrapper. There are some small blotchy stains on the top closed page edge. Fine in good dust-jacket. Hardcover.

The dark streaks on the photo of the dust wrapper are from light reflection; there are no dark streaks on the wrapper.

The earliest writings of this the greatest of Americans. It begins with his school exercises in 1745, his first surveying expedition in 1748, then there are personal letters, many of which pertain to his service in the French & Indian War.