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Washington's letter to Patrick Henry, Governor of Virginia, refusing pecuniary reward for duties performed during the Revolutionary War.

The State of Virginia, in acknowledgement of Washington's service during the American Revolution, voted him…

In this letter to John Langdon, President pro tempore of the first Congress, George Washington accepts the Presidency of the United States, to which he had just been elected. He recognizes the need to be with Congress (then sitting in New York) as…
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