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The Diaries of George Washington

1784-June 1786


George Washington

Washington was rarely isolated from the world during his eventful life. His diary for 1751-52 relates a voyage to Barbados when he was nineteen. The next two accounts concern the early phases of the French and Indian War, in which Washington commanded a Virginia regiment. By the 1760s when... More


The Diaries of George Washington

1771–1775, 1780–1781


George Washington. Edited by Donald Jackson, Co-Ed Dorothy Twohig

Washington was rarely isolated from the world during his eventful life. His diary for 1751-52 relates a voyage to Barbados when he was nineteen. The next two accounts concern the early phases of the French and Indian War, in which Washington commanded a Virginia regiment. By the 1760s when... More


The Diaries of George Washington

1766-1770


Washington was rarely isolated from the world during his eventful life. His diary for 1751-52 relates a voyage to Barbados when he was nineteen. The next two accounts concern the early phases of the French and Indian War, in which Washington commanded a Virginia regiment. By the 1760s when... More


The Diaries of George Washington

1748-1765


George Washington

Washington was rarely isolated from the world during his eventful life. His diary for 1751-52 relates a voyage to Barbados when he was nineteen. The next two accounts concern the early phases of the French and Indian War, in which Washington commanded a Virginia regiment. By the 1760s when... More


Jefferson's Fine Arts Library

His Selections for the University of Virginia Together with His Own Architectural Books at Mon


William B. O'Neal

This volume incudes chapters on the reconstruction of Jefferson' Fine Arts Library, Desiderata List, Jefferson's efforts to furnish the University's with a library in the fine arts, and an appended list of books that have survived from the original Jeffersonian collection in the fine arts.


Shipbuilding in Colonial America



Joseph A. Goldenberg

This is the first general survey of shipbuilding in colonial America. It is based extensively on original research of merchant papers, legislative and judicial records, shipping registers, and insurance lists from the period. Familiar with both maritime and traditional colonial history, Joseph A.... More


Jefferson Himself

The Personal Narrative of a Many-Sided American


Bernard Mayo, ed.

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Jefferson at Monticello

Memoirs of a Monticello Slave and Jefferson at Monticello


James A. Bear, Jr.

Covering the years from 1781 into the 1820s, these valuable accounts remain the chief source of information about Thomas Jefferson's domestic and personal life, interests, habits, appearance, and day-to-day activities at Monticello.Isaac Jefferson and Edmund Bacon were each sixty-five years old... More


Indians in Seventeenth-Century Virginia



Ben C. McCary

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Magna Carta

Text and Commentary


A. E. Dick Howard

A classic classroom reference since its 1964 publication, this indispensable volume offers the full text of Magna Carta in English, as well as a chapter-by-chapter discussion of its history and provisions.In his newly revised commentary on this founding document in the history of constitutionally... More


The First Seventeen Years

Virginia 1607-1624


Charles E. Hatch, Jr.

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