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Date posted: December 29th 2016

Book Title: Washington - A Life (Part 1, pictures)

Portrait of Lawrence Washington, older half‑brother of George Washington

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Portrait of General Edward Braddock, George’s commander in the Royal Army

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Martha Custis Washington as a young woman (Steel engraving).

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Patrick Henry. An American attorney, planter, and politician who kindled the movement for independence in Virginia

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A painting of several Boston citizens destroying an entire shipment of tea sent by the East India Company

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Print of George Mason of Virginia based on a painting in the possession of the family.

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Richard Henry Lee (left) would be friends with George for many years to come. Peyton Randolph (right).

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John Adams (second US president, left) and his cousin Samuel Adams (right).

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First Continental Congress.

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Horatio Gates (left) and Charles Lee (right).
Two generals that fought side by side with George, but became strong opposers of his style later on.

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A portrait of John Hancock. George constantly reported to him during the first years of the war.

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William Howe (left) and Richard Howe (right).1

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