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Title: Biographical sketches of distinguished Marylanders
Authors: Boyle, Esmeralda, 1840-, Pinkney, Frederick, 1804-1873.
Publication Info: Baltimore : Kelly, Piet & Company, 1877.
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Preface
• ... PREFACE. the great Dulany has again been found and rescued from the dust. The two letters from George Washington to Governor Johnson, contained in these pages, have never before been published. T ...
Thomas Johnson, The First Governor of the State of Maryland
• ... returned to Congress." The most important act of Mr. Johnson while in Congress was his motion that George Washington, of Virginia, be appointed Oommander-in-Chief of the Continental Army. An act, whi ...
• ...r Mr. Johnson ever have been the nominator of Washington for General." It is worthy of note, that George Washington and Thomas Johnson, two great men born in the same year, in adjoining States, were ...
• ... he was amongst the first who named him as the first President of the United States. In a letter to George Washington on the subject, dated October the 10th, 1788, he says: " We cannot, Sir, do withou ...
• ...n 1784 by Maryland and Virginia, as a means of connecting the waters of the Potomac and the Ohio. George Washington Parke Custis, in his "Recollections and Private Memoirs of the Life and Character ...
• ... THOMAS JOHNSON. field of battle, the battle-field of life, and on the page of history, George Washington of Virginia and Thomas Johnson of Maryland stand side by side. After the tumult ...
Charles Wilson Peale, Artist
• ... painting of several portraits, while on a visit to Philadelphia. In 1.772 he painted a portrait of George Washington in the uniform of a Virginia colonel. This picture was at Arlington, the home of G ...
• ...l Kilty, of the United States Navy. This picture was painted for the father of Admiral Kilty, while George Washington was President of the United States. It is painted in oil colors, a three quarter f ...
• ...k city. It is a double-faced medallion, framed in pure gold, adorned with the miniatures of General George Washington and his wife, Martha. The paintings are executed upon ivory, according to the styl ...
• ...ng to the style of that period. The artist, Charles Wilson Peale, painted the miniature-portrait of George Washington, during the siege of Boston, and afterward presented the picture to General Washin ...
Otho Holland Williams
• ...21st of November, 1783, he was elected Treasurer of the Society of the Cincinnati, of which General George Washington was the President. 175 / ...
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