By Thomas Fleming
George Washington, progressive battle normal, Founding Father, and primary president of the U.S. was once a hot and engaging guy. He suffered the affliction 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 armed forces 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. these types of incidents are right here in Washington's personal words.
Only via what Washington known as his "letters of friendship" do we absolutely comprehend this advanced guy. They exhibit him joking along with his favourite Frenchman, the Marquis de Lafayette, advising his more youthful family on love and marriage, writing with emotion to the unobtainable girl he enjoyed, and reconnecting along with her in his previous age.
Selected and edited through long island instances bestselling historian Thomas Fleming from the thirty-seven volumes of Washington's amassed writings, this booklet might be a revelation to all.
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