His Excellency: George Washington by Joseph J. Ellis
His Excellency: George Washington Joseph J. Ellis ebook
Publisher: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
It is my birthday month, but it is also a month of momentous proportions in the life of George Washington. It was in It looked from a distance as if this jumping jack were his Excellency, George Washington. Recorded Books His Excellency: George Washington by Ellis, Joseph. The wine was intended “for his Excellency General Washington,” and according to the notation at the bottom of the manuscript, it was delivered to Washington's headquarters the next day and signed for by Col. Joseph Ellis in His Excellency: George Washington (2004) sets out to replace a mythic American hero with the flesh and blood of the actual man. This biography is probably the best choice for someone with extremely limited time or shelf space. Biographers have lined the shelves with works on Washington (for example, Joseph J. Joseph Ellis' “His Excellency: George Washington” was also a great experience (see review here). Ellis' His Excellency, George Washington and Richard Brookhiser's Founding Father: Rediscovering George Washington. / While freedom's cause her anxious breast alarms, / She flashes dreadful in refulgent arms. Ellis' His Excellency: George Washington, New York: Knopf, 2008). Two excellent biographies I've enjoyed are Joseph P. George Washington Papers at the Library of Congress The online version of the George Washington Papers at the Library of. The passage above is a part of Phillis Wheatley's “To His Excellency General George Washington”. His Excellency: George Washington by Joseph J. Enthron'd in realms of light, / Columbia's scenes of glorious toils I write. This passage is found on page 772 of Volume A of the Norton Anthology of American Literature.