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" Pa brought me two pretty books full of pictures he got them in Alexandria they have pictures of dogs and cats and tigers and elefants and ever so many pretty things cousin bids me send you one of them it has a picture of an elefant and a little Indian... "
St. Nicholas - Page 685
edited by - 1885
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The Home of Washington: Or, Mount Vernon and Its Associations, Historical ...

Benson John Lossing - Mount Vernon - 1870 - 446 pages
...(who then possessed the originals), and are as follows : EICHAED HENRT LEE TO GEORGE WASHINGTON. " Pa brought me two pretty books full of pictures he...of them it has a picture of an elefant and a little indian boy on his back like uncle jo's sam pa says if I learn my tasks good he will let uncle jo bring...
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On the Way, Or, Patty at Mount Vernon

Caroline Wells Healey Dall - Pictorial bindings - 1870 - 256 pages
...us read the letters," said Patty ; and she slowly spelt out the words that were on the paper : — "'Pa brought me two pretty books full of pictures...of them it has a picture of an elefant and a little indian boy on his back like uncle jo's sam. Pa says if I learn my tasks good he will let Uncle Jo bring...
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The Home of Washington: Or, Mount Vernon and Its Associations, Historical ...

Benson John Lossing - Grottoes (Va.) - 1871 - 446 pages
...(who then possessed the originals), and are as follows : RICHARD HENRY LEE TO GEORGE WASHINGTON. " Pa brought me two pretty books full of pictures he...of them it has a picture of an elefant and a little indian boy on his back like nncle jo's sam pa says if I learn my tasks good he will let uncle jo bring...
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THE HOME OF WASHINGTON OR MOUNT VERNON AND ITS ASSOCIATIONS, HISTORICAL ...

BENSON J. LOSSING - 1870
...Lee (who then possessed the originals), and are as follows : RICHARD HENRY LEE TO GEORGE WASHINGTON. "Pa brought me two pretty books full of pictures he...bids me send you one of them it has a picture of an elefarit and a little indian boy on his back like uncle jo's sam pa says if I learn my tasks good he...
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The Home of Washington; Or, Mount Vernon and Its Associations, Historical ...

Benson John Lossing - Mount Vernon - 1871 - 446 pages
...Lee (who then possessed the originals), and are as follows: RICHAKD HENKT LEE TO GEOKGE WASHINGTON. "Pa brought me two pretty books full of pictures he...of them it has a picture of an elefant and a little indian boy on his back like uncle jo's sam pa says if I learn my tasks good he will let uncle jo bring...
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Soldier and patriot, the story of G. Washington

Frances Mary Owen - 1873 - 255 pages
...the friends were about nine years old — still exist : — RICHARD HENRY LEE TO GEORGE WASHINGTON. "Pa brought me two pretty books full of pictures he...of them it has a picture of an elefant and a little indian boy on his back like uncle jo's sam pa says if I leam my tasks good he will let uncle jo bring...
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The Guardian, Volume 28

Conduct of life - 1877
...nine years old, there being only a few weeks' difference between their ages. Little Lee wrote : " ' Pa brought me two pretty books full of pictures he got them in Alexandria they have pictures of dogs aud cats and tigers and elefants and ever so many pretty things cousin bids me send you one of them...
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St. Nicholas

Mary Mapes Dodge - Children's literature - 1885
...attaining his majority, the apprentice is in every way fitted for general service as a man-ofwar's-man, and may serve — according to his choice — in any...they have pictures of dogs and cats and tigers and elcfants and ever so many pretty things cousin bids me send you one of them it has a picture of an...
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The Life of George Washington: Studied Anew

Edward Everett Hale - 1887 - 392 pages
...the misery of his biographer. The boy letters are these : FROM RICHARD H. LEE TO GEO. WASHINGTON. " Pa brought me two pretty books full of pictures he...of them it has a picture of an elefant and a little Indian boy on his back like uncle jo's sam pa says if I learn my tasks good he will let uncle jo bring...
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George Washington: An Historical Biography

Horace Elisha Scudder - 1889 - 253 pages
...correspondence, written when they were nine years old : — " RICHARD HENRY LEE TO GEOBGE WASHINGTON : " Pa brought me two pretty books full of pictures he...of them it has a picture of an elefant and a little Indian boy on his back like uncle jo's sam pa says if I learn my tasks good he will let uncle jo bring...
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