Table of contents for Experiencing Mount Vernon : eyewitness accounts, 1784-1865 / edited by Jean B. Lee.

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Contents
Preface	
Acknowledgments	
Introduction	
1784	"A Private Citizen on the Banks of the Potomac"
	George Washington	
1785	"Two of the Richest Days of My Life"
	Elkanah Watson	
1785	"The First Man in the World"
	Robert Hunter	
1786	Laboring Hands
	George Washington	
1787	A Model for the Nation
	Samuel Powel	
1788	Dinner and Talk of the New Constitution
	Olney Winsor	
1796	"Washington Has Something Uncommonly Majestic and Commanding 
in His Walk, His Address, His Figure and His Countenance"
	Benjamin Henry Latrobe	
1797	"They Hoped They Would No Longer Be Slaves in Ten Years"
	Louis-Philippe	
1798	Acute Observations: From Domestic Pursuits to Concern for 
the Nation
	Julian Ursyn Niemcewicz	
1799	"Tranquil Happiness Reigns"
	Elizabeth Ambler Carrington	
1801	Dinner with the Widow Washington
	Samuel Latham Mitchill	
1802	Mount Vernon during Martha Washington's Last Days
	Thomas Pim Cope	
1818	"Ingratitude Is upon Us"
	A Letter to a Friend in Richmond	
1821	Sold: Fifty-four Negroes
	Bushrod Washington	
1822	Public Property?
	Charles H. Ruggles	
1822	No Eating, Drinking, and Dancing Parties Allowed
	Bushrod Washington	
1823	The Fourth of July
	From the National Intelligencer	
1824	Lafayette's Return
	Auguste Levasseur	
1826	Shock and Consolation
	Thomas Hayes	
1826	Improprieties and Threats
	From the Microcosm	
1826	"These Grounds Should Be the Property of the Nation"
	A Veteran Officer	
1832	Overwhelmed by the Nation's History
	From the Family Magazine	
1832	A Death in the Family
	The Account of an Anonymous Physician	
1833	"A Glorious Remembrance"
	Caroline Moore	
1834	Going to Ruin
	Benjamin Brown French	
1834	Mecca of the Mind
	From the New-England Magazine	
1839	"I Was Never More Disappointed in My Life"
	L. Osgood	
1840	An Inheritance Shared with the Nation
	Jane Charlotte Washington	
1840	"Marked and Scratched All Over"
	Robert W. Nelson	
1841	A Rare Opportunity
	M****	
1842	The New Proprietor
	John Augustine Washington	
1843	"Without Thinking That We Trespassed"
	Caroline Wells Healey	
1844	"A Voice Now Calls, Which Should Touch a Responsive Chord in 
Every Heart"
	From the Democratic Union	
1846	Preserve This "Landmark on the Highway of Human Freedom"
	Samuel I. Prime	
1850	An Appeal to the North and the South
	Mrs. C****	
1850	"The Most Delightful Day of Our Lives"
	"Rambler"	
1850	Yielding to the Desires of the Public
	From the New-York Daily Tribune	
1851	A Staff for the Holy Land
	Orlando B. Willcox	
1852	A Visit from Kossuth
	W. T. C.	
1853	Enter the Ladies
	Louisa Cunningham	
1854	A Progress Report
	Anonymous	
1856	"Holy Ground, Sacred Pleasure"
	Augusta Blanche Berard	
1861	Homage and Anguish
	A Letter Written on Board the U.S. Pawnee	
1861	Soldiers and Shawls
	Sarah Tracy	
1861	Whither Washington?
	From the New York Times	
1861	"We Are Overrun with Soldiers"
	Mollie	
1862	"Vandals Looking for Relics"
	Private Robert Knox Sneden	
1865	"We Believe the Place Where We Are Standing to Be Holy"
	George W. Clymans	
Appendix: The Washingtons of Mount Vernon	

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Mount Vernon (Va. : Estate).
Washington, George, 1732-1799 -- Homes and haunts -- Virginia -- Mount Vernon (Estate).