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A President and a King, George Washington and King George III, in a Dangerous Year

Posted by: Wendi Maloney

This is a guest post by Julie Miller, a historian in the Library’s Manuscript Division. For both George Washington and King George III of England, the summer of 1788 began a year shaped by illness and worry. Even though the sources of their troubles differed, each George had reason to look anxiously across the Atlantic. …