1809.078: George Washington's Farewell Address.

Published: 1809

Full Title: The valedictory address of General George Washington, to the people of the United States, on his retiring from the presidency to enjoy the sweets of domestic life

Author: Washington, George (1732-99).

Place Issued: Winchester

Issuing Press: William Heiskell

Description: 16 pgs.


An apparently politically-inspired reprinting of Washington's address that counselled against "entangling alliances" in the context of Federalist charges that Jefferson and Madison were forging an alliance with France against Great Britain; Heiskell then conducted the Federalist press in Winchester that had been founded in 1788 by Richard Bowen.

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