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General Washington, the darling of his army...
Item # 640502
January 5, 1782
THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Jan. 5, 1782 Page 2 has an item: "General Washington...at the outset of the American was had an estate of at least 8000 pds. a year. He has received no pay from the Congress as Commander-in-Chief...He has often been solicited to reside in a house, but determined to share the fate of his officers & soldiers, he prefers living in camp...he is the darling of his army...".
Eight pages, 8 1/2 by 11 1/2 inches, nice condition.