Address of George Washington, to the United States of America, on his resignation

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SeriesEighteenth century -- reel 2498, no. 3.
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination21,[1],2p.
Number of Pages21
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Open LibraryOL16860706M

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Four years before Washington actually left office, when he had considered retiring after his first term, he had asked James Madison to draft a farewell address.

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