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LIFE

OF.
GEORGE WASHINGTON,

COMMANDER IN CHIEF

OF THE
AMERICAN FORCES,
DURING THE WAR WHICH ESTABLISHED THE INDEPENDENCE

OF HIS COUNTRY,

AND
FIRST PRESIDENT

OF THE
UNITED STATES.

COMPILED

UNDER THE INSPECTION OF
THE HONOURABLE BUSHROD WASHINGTON,

FROM
ORIGINAL PAPERS

BEQUEATHED TO HIM BY HIS DECEASED RELATIVE, AND NOW IN POSSESSION

OF THE AUTHOR.

TO WHICH IS PREFIXED,

AN INTRODUCTION,

CONTAINING
A COMPENDIOUS VIEW OF THE COLONIES PLANTED BY THE ENGLISH

ON THE
CONTINENT OF NORTH AMERICA,

FROM THEIR SETTLEMENT
TO THE COMMENCEMENT OF THAT WAR WHICH TERMINATED IN THEIR

INDEPENDENCE.

BY JOHN MARSHALL.

VOL. II.

PHILADELPHIA:

PRINTED AND PUBLISHED BY C. P. WAYNE.

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DISTRICT OF PENNSYLVANIA, TO WIT.

*** BE IT REMEMBERED, that on the thirteenth day of

* February, in the twenty-eighth year of the Independence SEAL. of the United States of America, Caleb P. WAYNE, ********* of the said District, hath deposited in this office the

Title of a Book, the right whereof he claims as Pro. prietor, in the words following, to wit:....

“ The Life of George Washington, Commander in Chief of the “ American Forces, during the War which established the Indepen“ dence of his country, and First President of the United States.... “ Compiled under the inspection of the Honourable Bushrod Wash“ ington, from original papers bequeathed to him by his deceased “ Relative, and now in possession of the author. To which is pre“ fixed, an Introduction, containing a compendious View of the “ Colonies planted by the English on the Continent of North Ame“ rica, from their settlement to the commencement of that war which “ terminated in their Independence. By John MARSHALL.”

In conformity to the Act of the Congress of the United States entituled “An act for the encouragement of learning, by securing the copies of maps, charts, and books, to the authors and proprietors of such copies during the times therein mentioned....And also to the Act intituled “ An act Supplementary to an Act intituled “An act for the encouragement of learning by securing the copies of maps, charts, and books, to the authors and proprietors of such copies during the times therein mentioned, and extending the benefits thereof to the arts of designing, engraving, and etching historical and other prints."

D. CALDWELL, Clerk of the

District of Pennsylvania.

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