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The Return of George Washington: 1783-1789

The Return of George Washington:  1783-1789

by Edward J. Larson,
The Philadelphia Inquirer, October 19, 2014

In 1783, during a two-day journey through New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware, and Maryland, George Washington, commander-in-chief of the Continental Army, confessed "to a certain pleasing, melancholy sensation."

 

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