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Title:   George Washington
Author:   Calista McCabe Courtenay
Publisher:   LibriVox Audio Books
Language:   English
Date:   1917
Subjects:   Non-fiction, Children, Biography
Collections:   George Washington; by William R. Thayer
Book Id:   WPLBN0002954113
Format Type:   Mp3 (Audio Book)
 
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...In this biography for young people, Calista McCabe Courtenay takes the reader from George Washington the surveyor to his early military career, first as a colonel in the Virgina militia and then as a member of General Braddock'a staff during the French and Indian War. He later commanded the Virginia forces ...
 
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Title:   Proclamation of Neutrility 1793
Author:   George Washington
Publisher:   George Washing
Language:   English
Date:   1793
Subjects:   Non Fiction, History of America, War
Collections:   United States
Book Id:   WPLBN0002096910
Format Type:   PDF (eBook)
Average Rating:   (30)
 
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...France, by the country's own volition, was now at war with all of Europe, did not reach America until the first half of April of that year. President George Washington was at Mount Vernon attending the funeral of a nephew when he was given the news. He hurried back to Philadelphia and summoned an emergency meeting of his cabinet. In this initial meeting Washington relayed ...
 
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...nd of the Independence of the United States of America the seventeenth. GEORGE WASHINGTON April 22, 1793 ------------------------------------... ...he Independence of the United States of America the seventeenth. GEORGE WASHINGTON April 22, 1793 ------------------------------------- ... ...red war against Great Britain and Holland early in April, 1793. President Washington called a special cabinet meeting, which resulted in this dec...
 
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Title:   Not George Washington
Author:   P. G. Wodehouse
Publisher:   LibriVox Audio Books
Language:   English
Date:   1907
Subjects:   Fiction, Humor
Collections:   Not George Washington
Book Id:   WPLBN0002953097
Format Type:   Mp3 (Audio Book)
 
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Title:   Plunkitt of Tammany Hall
Author:   George Washington Plunkitt
Publisher:   LibriVox Audio Books
Language:   English
Date:   1905
Subjects:   Non-fiction
Collections:   Plunkitt of Tammany Hall
Book Id:   WPLBN0002952934
Format Type:   Mp3 (Audio Book)
 
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...I seen my opportunities and I took 'em., George Washington Plunkitt of Tamminy Hall. There's good graft and bad graft according to Plunkitt. Listen to this candid discourse from a 19th century politician, and decide for yourself if things have changed. (Summary by M...
 
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Title:   Inaugural Addresses of the Presidents of the United States from George Washington to Bill Clinton
Author:  
Publisher:   Penn State University's Electronic Classics
Language:   English
Date:  
Subjects:   Fiction, Literature and history, Literature & philosophy
Collections:   Penn State University's Electronic Classics Series Collection
Book Id:   WPLBN0000660692
Format Type:   PDF (eBook)
Average Rating:   (15)
 
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...Contents George Washington........................4 George Washington........................8 John Adams..................................9 Thomas Jefferson.........................16 Thomas Jefferson.........................21 James...
 
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... Pennsylvania State University is an equal opportunity university. Contents George Washington........................4 George Washington................ ...lvania State University is an equal opportunity university. Contents George Washington........................4 George Washington....................... ...an...........................338 Ronald Reagan...........................345 George Bush..............................353 Bill Clinton’s First Inaugur... ...ED STATES 3 INAUGURAL ADDRESSES OF THE PRESIDENTS OF THE UNITED STATES FROM GEORGE WASHINGTON TO BILL CLINTON George Washington FIRST INAUGURAL ADDRE... ...ES 3 INAUGURAL ADDRESSES OF THE PRESIDENTS OF THE UNITED STATES FROM GEORGE WASHINGTON TO BILL CLINTON George Washington FIRST INAUGURAL ADDRESS IN T... ..., and the wise measures on which the success of this Government must depend. George Washington SECOND INAUGURAL ADDRESS IN THE CITY OF PHILA DELPHIA ... ...he wise measures on which the success of this Government must depend. George Washington SECOND INAUGURAL ADDRESS IN THE CITY OF PHILA DELPHIA MONDAY,... ...UGURAL ADDRESS IN THE CITY OF PHILA DELPHIA MONDAY, MARCH 4, 1793 President Washington’s second oath of office was taken in the Senate Chamber of Con... ...ly sought, pursuant to the newly adopted 12th Amendment to the Constitution. George Clinton of New York was elected Vice President. Chief Jus tice Jo...
 
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Title:   Spy, The
Author:   James Fenimore Cooper
Publisher:   LibriVox Audio Books
Language:   English
Date:   1821
Subjects:   Fiction, Spy stories
Collections:   Spy, The
Book Id:   WPLBN0002950566
Format Type:   Mp3 (Audio Book)
 
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...rly series, and tells an adventure tale about the American Revolution. The protagonist is Harvey Birch, a supposed loyalist who actually is a spy for George Washington, disguised as 'Mr Harper.' The book brought Cooper fame and wealth, and is regarded as the first great success in American fiction. (Summary by Gord MacKenzie)...
 
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Title:   Fifty Famous Stories Retold
Author:   James Baldwin
Publisher:   LibriVox Audio Books
Language:   English
Date:   1896
Subjects:   Fiction, Children, Short stories
Collections:   Fifty Famous Stories Retold
Book Id:   WPLBN0002952226
Format Type:   Mp3 (Audio Book)
 
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...o the life of a legendary hero or an event in history. Hear how Alexander the Great tamed Bucephalus, the kindness of Doctor Goldsmith, William Tell, George Washington and his hatchet, King Alfred as well as many other interesting tales. (Summary by Laura Caldwell)...
 
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Title:   Short Nonfiction Collection Vol. 006
Author:   Various
Publisher:   LibriVox Audio Books
Language:   English
Date:  
Subjects:   Non-fiction, Essay/Short nonfiction, History
Collections:   Short Nonfiction Collection Vol. 006
Book Id:   WPLBN0002949557
Format Type:   Mp3 (Audio Book)
 
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...ently selected by the readers, and the topics encompass history, politics, medicine, nature and religion. Included in this collection are speeches by George Washington and Abraham Lincoln, Martin Luther's Ninety-five Theses, several interesting or historic articles from Vanity Fair and the NY times, as well as writings of Eugene Debs, Alexander von Humboldt, Lena Morrow Le...
 
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Title:   Give Me Liberty
Author:   Patrick Henry
Publisher:   LibriVox Audio Books
Language:   English
Date:   1775
Subjects:   Non-fiction, Essay/Short nonfiction, History
Collections:   Give Me Liberty
Book Id:   WPLBN0002950334
Format Type:   Mp3 (Audio Book)
 
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...the Virginia House of Burgesses to pass a resolution delivering the Virginia troops to the Revolutionary War. In attendance were Thomas Jefferson and George Washington. Reportedly, the crowd, upon hearing the speech, jumped up and shouted, “To Arms! To Arms!” (Summary from Wikipedia)...
 
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Title:   Common Sense
Author:   Thomas Paine
Publisher:   LibriVox Audio Books
Language:   English
Date:   1776
Subjects:   Non-fiction, Essay/Short nonfiction, Politics
Collections:   Common Sense; by Thomas Paine
Book Id:   WPLBN0002950336
Format Type:   Mp3 (Audio Book)
Average Rating:   (15)
 
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... best-selling work in 18th-century America. Its total sales in both America and Europe reached 500,000 copies. It convinced many colonists, including George Washington and John Adams, to seek redress in political independence from the Kingdom of Great Britain, and argued strongly against any compromise short of independence. (Wikipedia)...
 
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Title:   Rewards and Fairies
Author:   Rudyard Kipling
Publisher:   LibriVox Audio Books
Language:   English
Date:   1910
Subjects:   Fiction, Children
Collections:   Rewards and Fairies; by Rudyard Kipling
Book Id:   WPLBN0002953405
Format Type:   Mp3 (Audio Book)
 
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...ndividuals from different periods in history, who, while generally not famous themselves, tell their tales of meeting Queen Elizabeth, Francis Drake, George Washington, and other well-known historical figures. Sadly, Dan and Una forget these encounters as soon as they are over, but the reader can enjoy them for years to come! (Summary by Wikipedia and Catharine Eastman)...
 
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Title:   Base Tyranny
Author:   Matt R. Erickson
Publisher:   Patriot Corps
Language:   English
Date:   2013
Subjects:   Non Fiction, History of America
Collections:   Literature
Book Id:   WPLBN0100000461
Format Type:   PDF (eBook)
 
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...ed that with the men out fighting battles, many women may soon find themselves widowed. He planned to marry one of those rich widows, like his hero, George Washington. As the cousin with no shortage of patriotic fervor began relaying the history of the First System of seacoast defense implemented in 1794, Gordon got up from his chair to make his exit. Gordon was almos...
 
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Title:   Up from Slavery : An Autobiography
Author:   Booker Taliaferro Washington
Publisher:   Penn State University's Electronic Classics
Language:   English
Date:  
Subjects:   Autobiography, Literature and history, Literature & philosophy
Collections:   Penn State University's Electronic Classics Series Collection
Book Id:   WPLBN0000674781
Format Type:   PDF (eBook)
Average Rating:   (76)
 
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Excerpt: Up from Slavery. An Autobiography by Booker T. Washington.
 
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...UP FROM SLAVERY: An Autobiography by BOOKER T. WASHINGTON A Penn State Electronic Classics Series Publication Up from Sla... ...lassics Series Publication Up from Slavery: An Autobiography by Booker T. Washington is a publication of the Pennsyl- vania State University. This P... ...trans- mission, in any way. Up from Slavery: An Autobiography by Booker T. Washington, the Pennsylvania State Univer- sity, Electronic Classics Series... ...sylvania State University is an equal opportunity university. 3 Booker T. Washington Up From Slavery: An Autobiography by Booker T. Washington This v... ...r their descendants. An example of what I mean is shown in a story told of George Washington, who, meeting a coloured man in the road once, who polite... ...cident criticised Washington for his action. In reply to their criti- cism George Washington said: “Do you suppose that I am going to permit a poor, i... ...ention them simply as types. One is a white man and an ex-slaveholder, Mr. George W. Campbell; the other is a black man and an ex-slave, Mr. Lewis Ada... ...l always remember a bit of advice given me by Mr. 93 Booker T. Washington George W. Campbell, the white man to whom I have re- ferred to as the one w... ...held in the Opera-House at Charleston. The Governor of the state, the Hon. George W. Atkinson, presided, and an address of welcome was made by ex-Gove...
 
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Title:   The Devils Disciple
Author:   George Bernard Shaw
Publisher:   Penn State University's Electronic Classics
Language:   English
Date:  
Subjects:   Fiction, Literature and history, Literature & philosophy
Collections:   Penn State University's Electronic Classics Series Collection
Book Id:   WPLBN0000674910
Format Type:   PDF (eBook)
Average Rating:   (200)
 
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...Penn State Electronic Classics Series Publication The Devil’s Disciple by George Bernard Shaw is a publication of the Pennsylvania State Univer- sity... ...he file as an electronic transmission, in any way. The Devil’s Disciple by George Bernard Shaw, the Pennsylvania State University, Electronic Clas- si... ...cept Anderson). No, no, no! RICHARD. Yes, you are. You haven’t damned King George up hill and down dale as I have; but you’ve prayed for his defeat; a... ...terly unnerved, moans and wobbles with fear) eh? Would that show that King George meant business—ha? ANDERSON (perfectly self-possessed). Come, my dea... ...wing her tenderly to the seat and making her sit down with him). Only King George, my dear. He’s returning to barracks, or having his roll called, or ... ...epts vituperation as an easy and congenial substitute. Whether Burgoyne or Washington, Lincoln or Davis, Gladstone or Bright, Mr. Chamberlain or Mr. L...
 
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Title:   The Shewing-Up of Blanco Posnet
Author:   George Bernard Shaw
Publisher:   Penn State University's Electronic Classics
Language:   English
Date:  
Subjects:   Fiction, Literature and history, Literature & philosophy
Collections:   Penn State University's Electronic Classics Series Collection
Book Id:   WPLBN0000674915
Format Type:   PDF (eBook)
Average Rating:   (155)
 
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...THE SHEWING-UP OF BLANCO POSNET By GEORGE BERNARD SHAW A Penn State Electronic Classics Series Publication Th... ...Electronic Classics Series Publication The Shewing-Up of Blanco Posnet by George Bernard Shaw is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. ... ...an electronic transmission, in any way. The Shewing-Up of Blanco Posnet by George Bernard Shaw, the Pennsylvania State University, Electronic Classics... ... bert, Mr. A. B. Walkley, Miss Lena Ashwell, Professor Gilbert Murray, Mr. George Alexander, Mr. George Edwardes, Mr. Comyns Carr, the Speaker of the ... ...nduct would have been equally disastrous. The disloyalty of Hampden and of Washington; the re- volting immorality of Luther in not only marrying when ... ...est regard to the tastes of the frequenters of the Gaiety Theatre; and Mr. George Edwardes can conduct the Gaiety Theatre without catering in any way ...
 
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Title:   Caesar and Cleopatra
Author:   George Bernard Shaw
Publisher:   Penn State University's Electronic Classics
Language:   English
Date:  
Subjects:   Fiction, Literature and history, Literature & philosophy
Collections:   Penn State University's Electronic Classics Series Collection
Book Id:   WPLBN0000674921
Format Type:   PDF (eBook)
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...Penn State Electronic Classics Series Publication Caesar and Cleopatra by George Bernard Shaw is a publication of the Pennsylvania State Univer- sity... ...he file as an electronic transmission, in any way. Caesar and Cleopatra by George Bernard Shaw, the Pennsylvania State University, Electronic Classics... ...al opportunity university. 3 Caesar and Cleopatra CAESAR AND CLEOPATRA by GEORGE BERNARD SHAW ACT I AN OCTOBER NIGHT on the Syrian border of Egypt to... ...him whether, since a modern negro has a greater “command over Nature” than Washington had, we are also to accept the conclusion, involved in his forme... ... conclusion, involved in his former one, that humanity has progressed from Washington to the fin de siecle negro. Finally, I would point out that if l... ...time. To represent her by any such type would be as absurd as to represent George IV by a type founded on the attainments of Sir Isaac Newton. It is t... ... go to http://www.hn.psu.edu/ faculty/jmanis/jimspdf.htm T o return to the George Bernard Shaw site, go to http://www.hn.psu.edu/faculty/jmanis/gbshaw...
 
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Title:   Dark Lady of the Sonnets
Author:   George Bernard Shaw
Publisher:   Penn State University's Electronic Classics
Language:   English
Date:  
Subjects:   Fiction, Literature and history, Literature & philosophy
Collections:   Penn State University's Electronic Classics Series Collection
Book Id:   WPLBN0000674925
Format Type:   PDF (eBook)
Average Rating:   (200)
 
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...Dark Lady of the Sonnets by George Bernard Shaw A Penn State Electronic Classics Series Publication Da... ... State Electronic Classics Series Publication Dark Lady of the Sonnets by George Bernard Shaw is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. ... ...ile as an electronic transmission, in any way. Dark Lady of the Sonnets by George Bernard Shaw, the Pennsylvania State University, Electronic Classics... ...is an equal opportunity university. 3 GB Shaw Dark Lady of the Sonnets by George Bernard Shaw 1910 PREFACE TO THE DARK LADY OF THE SONNETS How the Pl... ...o the Bismarckian Imperialist an Anacharsis Klootz, to Anacharsis Klootz a Washington, to Mrs Proudie a Don Juan, to Aspasia a John Knox: in short, to... ... go to http://www.hn.psu.edu/ faculty/jmanis/jimspdf.htm T o return to the George Bernard Shaw site, go to http://www.hn.psu.edu/fac- ulty/jmanis/gbsh...
 
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Title:   Beverly Of Graustark
Author:   George Barr McCutcheon
Publisher:   LibriVox Audio Books
Language:   English
Date:   1904
Subjects:   Fiction, Mystery
Collections:   Beverly Of Graustark
Book Id:   WPLBN0002952802
Format Type:   Mp3 (Audio Book)
 
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...Beverly Of Graustark is the second book in the Graustark series. Lorry and his wife, the princess, made their home in Washington, but spent a few months of each year in Edelweiss. During the periods spent in Washington and in travel, her affairs in Graustark were in the hands of a capable, austere old diplomat--her uncle, Count Caspar Halfon...
 
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Title:   The Writings of Abraham Lincoln in Seven Volumes Volume 7 of 7
Author:   Abraham Lincoln
Publisher:   Penn State University's Electronic Classics
Language:   English
Date:  
Subjects:   Fiction, Literature, Literature & drama
Collections:   Penn State University's Electronic Classics Series Collection
Book Id:   WPLBN0000674774
Format Type:   PDF (eBook)
Average Rating:   (118)
 
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...General Milroy as immediate commander in the field, General Schenck as department commander at Baltimore, and General Halleck as general- in-chief at Washington. General Milroy, as immediate commander, was put in arrest, and subsequently a court of inquiry examined chiefly with reference to disobedience of orders, and reported the evidence....
 
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... ment commander at Baltimore, and General Halleck as gen- eral-in-chief at Washington. General Milroy, as immediate commander, was put in arrest, and ... ...ith pleasure to the fulfillment of the promise made in the former to visit Washington the following winter and to “call.” Give yourself no uneasiness ... ...aham Lincoln: V ol Seven TELEGRAM TO GENERAL SCHOFIELD. W AR DE- PARTMENT, WASHINGTON, D. C., November 10, 1863. GENERAL SCHOFIELD, Saint Louis, Mo.: ... ...e inform me. A. LINCOLN. TELEGRAM TO GENERAL SCHOFIELD. W AR DE- PARTMENT, WASHINGTON, D. C.,November 11, 1863. GENERAL SCHOFIELD, Saint Louis, Mo.: I... ...RAM TO COMMANDER BLAKE. EXECU- TIVE, MANSION, February 19, 1864. COMMANDER GEORGE S. BLAKE, Commandant Naval Academy, Newport, R. I.: I desire the cas... ...t, HON. Clement C. Clay, HON. Jacob Thompson, Professor James P. Holcombe, George N. Sanders, shall have safe conduct to the city of W ashington in co... ...May [March] 20, 1865. MAJOR-GENERAL ORD, Army of the James Is it true that George W . Lane is detained at Norfolk without any charge against him? And... ...ent as to the cause or causes for which, and by authority of what tribunal George W . Lane, Charles Whitlock, Ezra Baler, J. M. Renshaw, and others ar... ...ngton, Newbern, Ocracoke, and Wilmington in North Carolina; of Charleston, Georgetown, and Beaufort, in South Carolina; of Savannah, St. Marys, and Br...
 
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Title:   The Silverado Squatters
Author:   Robert Louis Stevenson
Publisher:   Penn State University's Electronic Classics
Language:   English
Date:  
Subjects:   Fiction, Literature, Literature & drama
Collections:   Penn State University's Electronic Classics Series Collection
Book Id:   WPLBN0000678539
Format Type:   PDF (eBook)
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...horse-post, here and there loung- ing townsfolk. Other streets are marked out, and most likely named; for these towns in the New World begin with a fi... ...ncentrated upon that 7 street between the railway station and the road. I never heard it called by any name, but I will hazard... ...urt them. The bulk of the time I spent in repeating as much French poetry as I could remember to the horses, who seemed to enjoy it hugely. And now it... ...le length of Napa Valley, as the man aloft looks down on the ship’s deck. There they kept house, with sundry horses and fowls, and a family of sons, D... ...th of Napa Valley, as the man aloft looks down on the ship’s deck. There they kept house, with sundry horses and fowls, and a family of sons, Daniel W... ...ious council and found a certain poetry in these denomina- tions; that must have been, then, their form of litera- ture. But still times change; and t... ...uncil and found a certain poetry in these denomina- tions; that must have been, then, their form of litera- ture. But still times change; and their ne...
 
       
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