Washington's Birthday eBook

This eBook from the Gutenberg Project consists of approximately 217 pages of information about Washington's Birthday.
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Start of eBook1
INTRODUCTION1
INTRODUCTION2
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I10
WASHINGTON’S BIRTHDAY[6]10
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WASHINGTON’S BIRTHDAY11
THE BIRTHDAY OF WASHINGTON11
WASHINGTON’S BIRTHDAY12
BY CHARLES W. ELIOT13
CROWN OUR WASHINGTON14
BY WILL CARLETON14
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II15
A GLIMPSE OF WASHINGTON’S BIRTHPLACE15
ANONYMOUS16
WASHINGTON’S TRAINING17
WASHINGTON AS HE LOOKED18
III18
WASHINGTON IS APPOINTED COMMANDER-IN-CHIEF[8]18
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BY RICHARD WATSON GILDER22
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GEORGE WASHINGTON22
VALLEY FORGE27
WASHINGTON AT VALLEY FORGE27
A FRENCHMAN’S ESTIMATE OF WASHINGTON IN 178128
IV29
WASHINGTON AND THE CONSTITUTION29
WASHINGTON’S ADMINISTRATION[11]—­1789-179730
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WASHINGTON32
BY EDWARD EVERETT HALE33
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WASHINGTONIANA36
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LESSONS FROM THE WASHINGTON CENTENNIAL40
PRESIDENT WASHINGTON’S RECEPTIONS42
THE FOREIGN POLICY OF WASHINGTON43
V44
GEORGE WASHINGTON[16]44
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BY ELIZABETH EGGLESTON SEELYE52
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WASHINGTON56
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THE WORDS OF WASHINGTON57
VI58
MEMORIALS OF WASHINGTON[19]58
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BY HARRIET MONROE59
WASHINGTON’S STATUE60
TRIBUTES60
WASHINGTON’S NAME IN THE HALL OF FAME69
ESTIMATES OF WASHINGTON70
WASHINGTON’S RELIGIOUS CHARACTER70
WASHINGTON71
VII72
THE HIGHEST PEDESTAL72
WASHINGTON IN HISTORY72
TO THE SHADE OF WASHINGTON73
THE MAJESTIC EMINENCE OF WASHINGTON74
FOR A LITTLE PUPIL74
WASHINGTON’S FAME74
WASHINGTON75
BY ELIZA COOK75
VIII77
GEORGE WASHINGTON77
HISTORICAL MEMORABILIA OF WASHINGTON77
BY HENRY MITCHELL MACCRACKEN78
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THE CHARACTER OF WASHINGTON80
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BY WILLIAM DAY90
THE UNSELFISHNESS OF WASHINGTON90
BY EDWIN P. WHIPPLE91
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WASHINGTON’S SERVICE TO EDUCATION93
ADDRESS AT THE DEDICATION OF THE WASHINGTON MONUMENT98
THE CHARACTER OF WASHINGTON102
IX103
ANECDOTES OF WASHINGTON103
THE ABUSE OF WASHINGTON105
PROVIDENTIAL EVENTS IN THE LIFE OF WASHINGTON106
CHARACTERISTICS OF WASHINGTON111
BY KATE DOUGLAS WIGGIN AND NORA A. SMITH115
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BY PAUL LEICESTER FORD118
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X121
SELECTIONS FROM THE RULES OF CIVILITY121
SAID BY WASHINGTON122
WASHINGTON BEFORE THE BATTLE OF LONG ISLAND, AUGUST, 1776124
FROM VARIOUS LETTERS, SPEECHES, AND ADDRESSES125
WASHINGTON’S FAREWELL TO THE ARMY129
WASHINGTON’S FAREWELL ADDRESS130
XI142
DECORATIONS FOR WASHINGTON’S BIRTHDAY EXERCISES142
SOME YEARS IN WASHINGTON’S LIFE143
SCHOLAR.143
SOMETHING BETTER146
THE STATES CROWNING WASHINGTON146
THE NEW GEORGE WASHINGTON148
IN PRAISE OF WASHINGTON148
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