George Washington's Expense Account

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Grove Press, 2001 - History - 285 pages
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In George Washington's Expense Account -- the best-selling expense account in history -- Kitman shows how Washington brilliantly turned his noble gesture of refusing payment for his services as commander in chief of the Continental Army into an opportunity to indulge his insatiable lust for fine food and drink, extravagant clothing, and lavish accommodations. In a close analysis of the document that financed our Revolution, Kitman uncovers more scandals than you can shake a Nixon Cabinet member at -- and serves each up with verve and wit.
  

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User Review  - tnilsson - LibraryThing

Very interesting insight into what Washington spent money on during the Revolutionary War (and what he considered to be essential). Not something to read in one sitting, but interesting to take dips into. Not something you will get information on in any other books about the war. Read full review

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User Review  - Jeff - Goodreads

Interesting new insight into Washington. Read full review

Contents

I
13
II
35
III
95
IV
101
VI
279
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About the author (2001)

Marvin Kitman was the TV/media critic of "Newsday" for 35 years, and is the author of eight previous books.  He lives in northern New Jersey.

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