Raymond Seitz

A Realistic Visionary

His Excellency George Washington

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‘First in war, first in peace, and first in the hearts of his countrymen.’ So did Henry Lee elegantly eulogise George Washington when the great man died two weeks before the close of the eighteenth century. The summation is hard to dispute even today.

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