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Re: [Weapons] George Washington Sword? Update

On page 316 of Neumann's book are photos of 5 Washington Swords.

The first one listed as a Silver Hunting Sword is in the collection of Dr. Lattimer. The description says it was owned by Washington prior to and early in the American Revolution, but was given back to his brother, John Augustine Washington.

A second Silver Hunting Sword is in the Smithsonian Collection. It is consdiered the principal sword worn by Washington during the Revolution according to Neumann.

The other three are a small sword from the Braddock expedition; a mourning sword worm for funerals; and a state (dress) sword thought ot have been worn when resigning his commission in 1783 and when inaugurated president in 1789. It is not clear from the labeling, but all three or maybe just the last one are in the collection of the Mount Vernon Ladies' Association.

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