Boston: Little, Brown, and Company, 1927.
Illustrated by Illustrated. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. Very Good- with no dust jacket. Item #15025
Library stamps/marks/labels/pocket, some plates edgeworn, spine crease, rubbing to spine head and tail and corners, otherwise light wear. Solid hardcover. ; Prussing, a prominent lawyer and Washington scholar, republishes George Washington's will, and analyzes its contents, including all of Washington's extensive property and its history. He also provides details of Washington's clause freeing all his slaves upon the death of Martha Washington, as well as some detail of the decades the estate provided for the former slaves that remained after Martha's death. First Edition, First Printing of this detailed examination of Washington's estate, his properties, investments and philanthropic interests. ; Ex-Library; xii, 512 pages.