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James . Prime.
Washington's

POLITICAL LEGACIES.

TO WHICH IS ANNEXED AN

Appendir,

CONTAINING AN ACCOUNT OF HIS ILLNESS,
DEATH, AND THE NATIONAL TRIBUTES

OF RESPECT PAID TO HIS MEMORY,

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Boston,

PRINTED FOR JOHN RUSSELL AND JOHN WEST

1800.

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THENEW YORK PUBLIC LIBRARY

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ASTOR, LENOX AND TILDEN FOUNDATIONS. 1900.

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MRS. WASHINGTON.

MADAM,

IN offering this Volume to your Patronage, and presenting it to the World under the Sanction of your NAME-a Name as endeared by Virtues, as illustrious from Glory—we feel that we are giving interest to excellence, and attaching tenderness to pre-eminence.

IN partaking the Solicitude, alleviating the Cares, and engaging the Confidence of that: great, and disinterested Mind, which speaks in these pages, you have so have so well known to appreciate its Endowments, and to profit from the high Example, as to prefer the patriotic Duties to the selfifh Sensibilities, by resigning, to the claim of a Nation, that dear and

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