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Letters from His Excellency George Washington president of the United States of America, to Sir John Sinclair, bart., M.P., on agricultural, and other interesting topics. Engraved from the original letters, so as to be an exact fac simile of the handwriting of that celebrated character. by George Washington

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Published by Printed by W. Bulmer and co., and sold by G. and W. Nicol; [etc., etc.] in London .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • United States,
  • United States.

Subjects:

  • Washington, George, 1732-1799 -- Correspondence,
  • Presidents -- United States -- Correspondence,
  • Agriculture -- United States

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes facsimiles of eight letters, dated from Oct. 20, 1792, to Nov. 6, 1797.

ContributionsSinclair, John, Sir, 1754-1835.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsE312.75 .A24
The Physical Object
Pagination57 p. incl. facsims.
Number of Pages57
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6583364M
LC Control Number16000799

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