In 1753, Virginia Governor Dinwiddie appointed 21-year-old Major George Washington to a delicate mission - deliver a letter to the local French commander demanding that he and his forces leave British Territory and bargain for support with the local Indian leaders. Only eight original copies still exist of this stirring journal kept by young Major George Washington. This book contains a reprint of Washington's original report on his mission as well as the text of Governor Dinwiddie's letter and the reply from the Principal French Officer. Printed as a facsimile of the original documents. Grades 6-12, 42 pages.
Contains a Reprint of Washingtons Original Report
Printed as a Facsimile of the original Document
Ages 12 & Up
Grades 6 & Up