Elsie and Her Namesakes

Elsie and Her Namesakes

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"[...]the English were an encroachment on her colonies; and if the French resisted, they were instructed to use force to drive them away. "Washington was then twenty-one-a tall, grave, handsome young man, and one with the talents and information required; he had courage, experience in the woods, knowledge about forts and tact with savages. The governor offered the dangerous and difficult mission to him, and he accepted it. "This was in the summer. In October the governor resolved to enlarge his army to ten companies of one hundred men each, and no officer in that Virginia regiment was to rank higher than captain. Indignant at that, Washington resigned and left the army. "The next February Braddock came from England with two regiments of[...]."show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 134 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 7mm | 191g
  • Createspace
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1507556055
  • 9781507556054

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59 ratings
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4 19% (11)
3 24% (14)
2 17% (10)
1 3% (2)
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