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Washington Calendar

 Digital Record
Identifier: ARC2021-020


  • 1926

Summary Note

A small card with an image of an American Flag and the following text printed as part of the Best Loved banquet: Washington Calendar -- Born at Bridges Creek, Virginia Saved remnant of ill-fated Braddock expedition. Married to Martha Curtis nee Dandridge. Accepted command of Continental Army. Received sword of Cornwallis at Yorktown. Becomes president of Federal Convention. Took oath as president of the United States. Death at Mt. Vernon -- Let music swell the breeze. And ring from all the trees Sweet freedom's song: Let mortal tongues awake; Let all that breathe partake! Let ricks their silence break, -The sound prolong. Our fathers' God! to thee Author of liberty, To thee we sing: Long may our land be bright With freedom's holy light; Protect us by thy might, Great God, our King!

Rights Statement Note

Copyright unknown.

Publisher Note

Publisher: Lawrence University

Repository Details

Part of the Lawrence University Archives Repository

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