Slavery at the Home of George Washington

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Edited by Philip J. Schwarz. ISBN 0-931917. Copyright 2001. Softcover with 182 pages including 53 black and white illustrations.    

George Washington inherited his first slave at age 11. Often remembered as the only founding father to free his slaves in his will, this book focuses on Washington's changing attitudes toward the institution of slavery, and his everyday relationships with the enslaved people who he kept at his estate.

Published by the Mount Vernon Ladies' Association.