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Epistles domestic, confidential, and official, from General Washington, written about the commencement of the American contest, when he entered on the


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      The first seven letters are spurious, and have been attributed to both John Vardill ("Poplicola") and John Randolph. They are reprinted from "Letters from General Washington, to several of his friends in the year 1776," London, 1777. In many copies of the 1796 edition a sheet was inserted containing a letter from Washington, dated March 3, 1797, denying the authenticity of these first seven letters. Cf. Ford, W.C. The spurious letters attributed to Washington, Brooklyn, 1889. Frontispiece portrait of George Washington engraved by William Rollinson after the painting by Edward Savage. Error in paging: p. 206-208 misnumbered 106-108.

      New-York : Printed by G. Robinson, corner of William and John Streets, and J. Bull no. 115, Cherry-Street, and sold by James Rivington, no. 156, Pearl-Street, M,DCC,XCVI. [1796] (Copy right secured). xiv, [2], 303, [1] p., [1] leaf of plates : port. ; 8°

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