Travels in North America in the Years 1780, 1781, and 1782

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Title

Travels in North America in the Years 1780, 1781, and 1782

Subject

Martha Washington and the Revolutionary War

Creator

Francois Jean Chastellux

Publisher

A.M. Kelley

Date

1970-00-00

Format

published primary source

Language

eng

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Citation

Chastellux, Francois Jean. Travels in North America in the Years 1780, 1781, and 1782. New York: A.M. Kelley, 1970.

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“[November 30, 1780, Philadelphia]…I found there Mrs. Washington, who had just arrived from Virginia, and was on her way to join her husband, as she does at the end of every campaign. She is about forty or forty-five, rather plump, but fresh and with an agreeable face….” (1:134)

“[About 1782] I had the pleasure of passing a day or two with Mrs. Washington, at the general’s house in Virginia, where she appeared to me to be one of the best women in the world, and beloved by all about her….” (1:298-299)

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journal

How to Cite this Item

Francois Jean Chastellux, "Travels in North America in the Years 1780, 1781, and 1782," in Martha Washington, Item #217, http://marthawashington.us/items/show/217 (accessed July 16, 2018).