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The Life of George Washington. Special Edition for Schools, ed. Robert Faulkner and Paul Carrese (Indianapolis: Liberty Fund, 2000).
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(a) washington’s writings
The Writings of George Washington from the Original Manuscript Sources, 1745–1799, ed. John C. Fitzpatrick, 39 volumes (Washington: United States Government Printing Office, 1931–44); The Diaries of George Washington, ed. Donald Jackson, 6 volumes (Charlottesville: University Press of Virginia, 1976–79); and The Papers of George Washington, in 5 series (Charlottesville: University Press of Virginia): Colonial Series, ed. W. W. Abbot et al., 10 volumes to date (1983–); Revolutionary War Series, ed. Philander D. Chase et al., 8 volumes to date (1985–); Confederation Series, ed. Abbot et al., 6 volumes to date (1992–); Presidential Series, ed. Dorothy Twohig et al., 7 volumes to date (1987–); Retirement Series, ed. Abbot, Twohig, and Chase, 2 volumes to date (1998–).
(b) marshall’s writings
The Papers of John Marshall, ed. Herbert A. Johnson et al., 8 volumes to date (Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1974–); Marshall, The Life of George Washington, Commander in Chief of the American Armed Forces, 2 volumes (New York: Walton Book Company, 1930; reprint of 1848 printing of revised second edition, 1832).
(c) works on washington
James T. Flexner, George Washington, 4 volumes (Boston: Little, Brown, 1965–72); Douglas Southall Freeman, George Washington: A Biography, 7 volumes, vol. 7 by J. A. Carroll and M. W. Ashworth (New York: Scribner, 1948–57); Albert B. Hart, George Washington Year by Year: Dates of Important Events Relating to George Washington, 1783–1799 (Washington, D.C.: U.S. George Washington Bicentennial Commission, U.S. Government Printing Office, 1931).
(d) works on marshall
Albert J. Beveridge, The Life of John Marshall, 4 volumes (Boston and New York: Houghton Mifflin Co., 1916–19); Marcus Cunliffe, “John Marshall’s George Washington,” in In Search of America (Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1991); Robert K. Faulkner, The Jurisprudence of John Marshall (Princeton, N.J.: Princeton University Press, 1968); Jean E. Smith, John Marshall: Definer of a Nation (New York: H. Holt & Co., 1996).
(e) general historical sources
Mark M. Boatner, Encyclopedia of the American Revolution (New York: D. McKay Co., 1966); Dictionary of American Biography, ed. Allen Johnson et al., 22 volumes (New York: Scribners, 1957, 1958); Dictionary of National Biography, ed. Sir Leslie Stephen and Sir Sidney Lee, 22 volumes (London: Oxford University Press, 1921–22); Historical Dictionary of the French Revolution, 1789–1799, ed. Samuel F. Scott and Barry Rothaus, 2 volumes (Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1985); Richard B. Morris, Encyclopedia of American History (New York: Harper & Row, 1976).
Important Writings of Washington
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Editors’ Note: The texts are taken from The Writings of Washington, ed. John C. Fitzpatrick, 39 volumes (Washington: United States Government Printing Office, 1931–44). Spelling, punctuation, italics, etc., are unchanged, except in a few instances where an omission, error, or obvious impediment to the reader is corrected in brackets. A few notes have been supplied.