- Author:Washington Irving
- Publisher:BiblioBazaar (May 23, 2007)
- Pages:366 pages
- Subcategory:Leaders & Notable People
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George Washington wasn t just the first US president. He was also the general who led the Continental army to victory over the British. Historic images will assist beginning readers in learning about Washington s life, including his role in the founding of the United States and his presidency.
George Washington wasn t just the first US president. Age Appropriate and Achievable Content, Detailed Table of Contents, For Further Information Section, Glossary, Index, Timelines.
The Washington family is of an ancient English stock, the genealogy of which has been traced up to the century immediately succeeding the Conquest
The Washington family is of an ancient English stock, the genealogy of which has been traced up to the century immediately succeeding the Conquest. At that time it was in possession of landed estates and manorial privileges in the county of Durham, such as were enjoyed only by those, or their descendants, who had come over from Normandy with the Conqueror, or fought under his standard.
Life of George Washington - Volume 01. Read. One fee. Stacks of books.
Irving's historical works include a five volume biography of George Washington (after whom he was named) as well as biographies of Oliver Goldsmith, Muhammad, and several histories of 15th-century Spain dealing with subjects such as Christopher Columbus, the Moors, and the Alhambra. Irving felt a strong connection to Spain and was appointed by President John Tyler to serve as the first Spanish speaking . minister to Spain from 1842 to 1846. Books by Washington Irving.
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2 Bracebridge Hall and Tales of a Traveller.
He continued to publish regularly throughout his life, and he completed a five-volume biography of George Washington just eight months before his death at age 76 in Tarrytown, New York. Irving was one of the first American writers to earn acclaim in Europe, and he encouraged other American authors such as Nathaniel Hawthorne, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, Herman Melville and Edgar Allan Poe. He was also admired by some British writers, including Lord Byron, Thomas Campbell, Charles Dickens, Francis Jeffrey and Walter Scott. 2 Bracebridge Hall and Tales of a Traveller.
Life of George Washington, Volume 1. Washington Irving. Vol 1/3. Selected pages. Page 215 - The supplicating tears of the women and moving petitions of the men melt me into such deadly sorrow, that I solemnly declare, if I know my own mind, I could offer myself a willing sacrifice to the butchering enemy, provided that would contribute to the people's ease. Appears in 229 books from 1804-2008.
Washington Irving (April 3, 1783 – November 28, 1859) was an American author, essayist, biographer, historian, and .
Washington Irving (April 3, 1783 – November 28, 1859) was an American author, essayist, biographer, historian, and diplomat of the early 19th century. He is best known for his short stories "Rip Van Winkle" (1819) and "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow" (1820), both of which appear in his book The Sketch Book of Geoffrey Crayon, Gent. His historical works include biographies of George Washington, Oliver Goldsmith and Muhammad, and several histories of 15th-century Spain dealing with subjects such as Christopher Columbus, the Moors, and the Alhambra. Irving served as the . ambassador to Spain from 1842 to 1846.
Life of george washington. The Student's Life of Washington; Condensed from the Larger Work of Washington Irving For Young Persons and for the Use of Schools. By Washington Irving. The Life and Voyages of Christopher Columbus (Volume II). Knickerbocker's History of New York, Complete. Abbotsford and Newstead Abbey. Old Christmas From the Sketch Book of Washington Irving. The Legend of Sleepy Hollow.