Washington's Birthday eBook

This eBook from the Gutenberg Project consists of approximately 217 pages of information about Washington's Birthday.

INTRODUCTION

I
the day

Washington’s birthday Oliver Wendell Holmes
Washington’s birthday Margaret E. Sangster
the birthday of Washington Anonymous
Washington’s birthday George Howland
Washington and our schools and colleges Charles W. Eliot
crown our Washington Hezekiah Butterworth
Washington-month Will Carleton

II
early years

A glimpse of Washington’s birthplace Grace B. Johnson
something of George Washington’s boyhood Anonymous
Washington’s training Charles Wentworth Upham
Washington as he looked

III
the general

Washington is appointed commander-in-chief Sydney George Fisher
WASHINGTON AT TRENTON Richard Watson Gilder
GEORGE WASHINGTON
VALLEY FORGE Henry Armitt Brown
WASHINGTON AT VALLEY FORGE Canon R.G.  Sutherland
A FRENCHMAN’S ESTIMATE OF WASHINGTON IN 1781 Claude C. Robin

IV
THE PRESIDENT

WASHINGTON AND THE CONSTITUTION John M. Harlan
WASHINGTON’S ADMINISTRATION Edward S. Ellis
WASHINGTON Mary Wingate
WASHINGTON’S INAUGURATION Edward Everett Hale
WASHINGTONIANA
LESSONS FROM THE WASHINGTON CENTENNIAL George A. Gordon
PRESIDENT WASHINGTON’S RECEPTIONS William Sullivan
THE FOREIGN POLICY OF WASHINGTON Charles James Fox

V
LAST DAYS

GEORGE WASHINGTON Hamilton Wright Mabie
WASHINGTON’S LAST DAYS Elisabeth Eggleston Seelye
THE MOUNT VERNON TRIBUTE
THE WORDS OF WASHINGTON Daniel Webster

VI
TRIBUTES

MEMORIALS OF WASHINGTON Henry B. Carrington
FROM THE “COMMEMORATION ODE” Harriet Monroe
WASHINGTON’S STATUE Henry Theodore Tuckerman
TRIBUTES
WASHINGTON’S NAME IN THE HALL OF FAME Margaret E. Sangster
ESTIMATES OF WASHINGTON
WASHINGTON’S RELIGIOUS CHARACTER William M’Kinley
WASHINGTON Anonymous

VII
WASHINGTON’S PLACE IN HISTORY

THE HIGHEST PEDESTAL William E. Gladstone
WASHINGTON IN HISTORY Chauncey M. Depew
TO THE SHADE OF WASHINGTON Richard Alsop
THE MAJESTIC EMINENCE OF WASHINGTON Chauncey M. Depew
FOR A LITTLE PUPIL Anonymous
WASHINGTON’S FAME Asher Robbins
WASHINGTON, THE BRIGHTEST NAME ON HISTORY’S PAGE Eliza Cook
WASHINGTON, THE PATRIOT

VIII
THE WHOLE MAN

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