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George Washington in the Ohio Valley.

by Hugh Cleland

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Published by University of Pittsburgh Press in Pittsburgh .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Ohio River Valley
    • Subjects:
    • Washington, George, 1732-1799 -- Travel -- Ohio River Valley.,
    • Ohio River Valley -- History -- To 1795.

    • Edition Notes

      Series[Western Pennsylvania series]
      ContributionsWashington, George, 1732-1799.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE312 .C62
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiii, 405 p.
      Number of Pages405
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6175595M
      LC Control Number55006874
      OCLC/WorldCa479210

      George Washington, The Writings of George Washington, collected and edited by Worthington Chauncey Ford (New York and London: G. P. Putnam’s Sons, ). Vol. Vol. I (). This book chronicles Washington's excursions to the Ohio Valley frontier, as a soldier and private citizen. Through newspaper accounts, letters, and the journals of Washington and his contemporaries, we learn much about the man's leadership qualities, military skills, his honor and integrity, and how his life was shaped by his journeys that spanned nearly half a century to what was then known.

      George Washington was the most celebrated person in American history. George was commander in chief of the Continental army during the American Revolution and first president of the United States of America (). He was born in Westmoreland County, Va., on Febru , George Washington was the oldest son of Augustine Washington. Thus George Washington, at became well known both in England and America. The British government, after it was informed so publicly of French intentions in the Ohio Valley, was forced to authorize the American colonies to mount a joint program to hold back the French along the western and northern frontiers.

      Save 84% off the newsstand price! On the night of , Lt. Col. George Washington led a party of Virginia soldiers out of an encampment in the Ohio Valley. The conditions were horrid—a. George Washington was a Virginia plantation owner who served as a general and commander-in-chief of the colonial armies during the American Revolutionary War, and later became the first president Born:


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This book chronicles Washington's excursions to the Ohio Valley frontier, as a soldier and private citizen. Through newspaper accounts, letters, and the journals of Washington and his contemporaries, we learn much about the man's leadership qualities, military skills, his honor and integrity, and how his life was shaped by his journeys that spanned nearly half a century toRatings: 0.

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Through newspaper accounts, letters, and the journals of Washington and his. George Washington in the Ohio Valley. Book Description: This book chronicles Washington's excursions to the Ohio Valley frontier, as a soldier and private citizen.

Through newspaper accounts, letters, and the journals of Washington and his contemporaries, we learn much about the man's leadership qualities, military skills, his honor and integrity, and how his life was shaped by his journeys.

George Washington in the Ohio Valley. Cleland, Hugh; Washington, George, Journal. Includes a letterpress facsimile of Washington's journal of printed in London in (32 p. port., map) for T. Jefferys under the title: The jpurnal of Major George Washington, sent by the Hon.

Robert Dinwiddie, Esq; His Majesty's Lieutenant-Governor, and Commander in Chief of Pages: ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Includes a letterpress facsimile of Washington's journal of printed in London in (32 p.

port., map) for T. Jefferys under the title: The journal of Mayor George Washington, sent by the Hon. Robert Dinwiddie, Esq; His Majesty's Lieutenant-Governor, and Commander in Chief of Virginia, to the Commandant of the French Forces.

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Top American Libraries Canadian Libraries Universal Library Community Texts Project Gutenberg Biodiversity Heritage Library Children's Library. Full text of "George Washington in the Ohio Valley". That document records that Washington acquired 9, acres on the Ohio River and owned anot acres on the Great Kanhawa, with an additional acres in Pennsylvania near Great Meadows, 3, acres in the northwestern territory, and 5, acres in Kentucky.

Washington's interest in the canal began when Lord Fairfax of Virginia hired him to survey Fairfax's western lands. This job took the young Washington along the Potomac into the Ohio Valley, and as he walked through the wilderness he realized that the river provided the most direct route from the tidewater to the Ohio Valley.

George Washington in the Ohio Valley by Hugh Cleland; 1 edition; First published in ; Subjects: History, Travel, Washington, George, ; Places: Ohio River.

Washington also invested in the Ohio Company, having come into a sizable fortune with his father's death in The Ohio Company's desire to acquire land in the Ohio Country partly resulted in the French and Indian War.

British colonists moved west of the Appalachian Mountains to farm and to participate in the fur trade with the American Indians. George Washington in the Ohio Valley. Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh Press, (OCoLC) Online version: Cleland, Hugh.

George Washington in the Ohio Valley. Pittsburgh, University of Pittsburgh Press, (OCoLC) Named Person: George Washington; George Washington: Material Type: Biography: Document Type: Book: All. George Washington (Febru – Decem ) was an American political leader, military general, statesman, and founding father who served as the first president of the United States from to Previously, he led Patriot forces to victory in the nation's War for presided at the Constitutional Convention ofwhich established the U.S.

Constitution and Succeeded by: John Adams. Washington’s Trail is a (c)(3) non-profit corporation. This all-volunteer citizen group works closely with the Oil Region National Heritage Area, Rivers of Steel National Heritage Area, Ohio River Trail Council, Butler County, and other local partners to develop and promote the trail.

Washington’s Trail began in The George Washington scandals Author: Fitzpatrick, John Clement, Published: () Honor to George Washington and reading about George Washington: pamphlets 1 to 16 complete Published: () George Washington Author: Stoddard, William Osborn,   A children's biography of George Washington - The Ohio Country.

Note: You will only see this box once. We would like to invite you to sign up for the completely free Newsletter. Join our otherreaders. Subscribers are automatically registered to receive free teaching resources including lesson plan ideas, printables and more. Around the time Washington joined the militia, the British and the French began to have issues over the ownership of land in the Ohio Valley.

The Ohio Valley was a vast area of land to the west of the Appalachian Mountains. These arguments were the beginning of a war that would later become known as the French and Indian War in the Americas and. Title annotated. Facsimile from Massachusetts' Historical Society Collections, vol. Reproduced in The George Washington Atlas,plate Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image.

4 copies. Copy 2 includes pencil annotations. Copy 3 is a photographic reproduction. Copy 4 is a negative photostat. This not only is one of the better books on the French and Indian War, it is perhaps the best book on George Washington during that war.” —John Ferling, author of The Ascent of George Washington “In the s the Ohio Valley was as strange as Afghanistan.4/4(8).

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Pittsburgh, PA. First Edition. This book is hard-bound in red cloth, with gilt-stamping to the spine, in a dust jacket with light soiling and edge-wear, with an open tear to the top, outer corner of the upper panel. The binding is Rating: % positive.

George Washington: Founding Father and Determined Land Speculator Written by Edward J. Dodson, M.L.A. March PowerPoint Presentation: “It was a great feudal leap backward in English America – except for the owners of the land, who could look forward to raising the rents and, each year, charging higher base rents to new leaseholders.”.