By Thomas Fleming
George Washington, progressive warfare common, Founding Father, and primary president of the us was once a hot and engaging guy. He suffered the soreness of adolescent ardour, fell in love together with his top friend's spouse, and married the rich widow Martha Custis. He poured out his political and army woes to his brother Jack at midnight days of 1776, and in the course of a depressing wintry weather camped along with his troops in Valley Forge, he wrote a chatty letter to a chum in England. a lot of these incidents are right here in Washington's personal words.
Only via what Washington referred to as his "letters of friendship" do we totally comprehend this advanced guy. They express him joking together with his favourite Frenchman, the Marquis de Lafayette, advising his more youthful kin on love and marriage, writing with emotion to the unobtainable girl he enjoyed, and reconnecting together with her in his outdated age.
Selected and edited through long island occasions bestselling historian Thomas Fleming from the thirty-seven volumes of Washington's accumulated writings, this e-book should be a revelation to all.
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