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George Washington"s expense account

by Marvin Kitman

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Published by Grove Press, Distributed by Publishers Group West in New York, [ Berkeley, CA] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Washington, George, 1732-1799 -- Finance, Personal.,
  • Washington, George, 1732-1799 -- Humor.

  • Edition Notes

    Originally published: New York : Simon and Schuster, [1970].

    Statementby George Washington & Marvin Kitman.
    GenreHumor.
    ContributionsWashington, George, 1732-1799.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE312 .81 2000
    The Physical Object
    Pagination285 p. :
    Number of Pages285
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6788171M
    ISBN 100802137733
    LC Control Number00046219

    An amazing republished edition of George Washington' s expense accounts whilst general of the Continental Army during the American Revolution. Gives a fascinating insight into what was spent on the first armed conflict of this new makethemworkforyou.com Rating: % positive. The George Washington Papers at the Library of Congress. The Library of Congress provides access to manuscripts at the Library of Congress for educational and research purposes and makes no warranty with regard to their use for other purposes.

    The expense account has been published several times. See these listed in the bibliography in Related Resources. It is accompanied on this website by explanatory notes from one such edition, George Washington's Account of Expenses While Commander-in-Chief of the Continental Army ed. John C. Fitzpatrick (Boston: Houghton Mifflin, ). Do you arrange and record all my late military letters and papers. Arrange my accounts and settle my books, as you know more about them than any one else, and let Mr. Rawlins finish recording my other letters which he has begun." At five in the afternoon George Washington sat up from bed, dressed, and walked over to his makethemworkforyou.comees:

    The religious views of George Washington have long been debated. While some of the other Founding Fathers of the United States, such as Thomas Jefferson, Benjamin Franklin, and Patrick Henry, were noted for writing about religion, Washington rarely discussed his religious and philosophical views.. Washington attended the Anglican Church through all of his life, and was baptized as an infant. His guide, an experienced backwoodsman, suffered frostbite; but Washington suffered no ill effects. Washington's account of the arduous mile journey was published by Governor Dinwiddie in both Williamsburg and London, establishing an international reputation for George Washington by Employees:


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Sep 11,  · At the end of 8 years of war George Washington presented an expense account of $, That was when a dollar was a continental.

Washington included interest for money he loaned himself and depreciation. He later offered to work only for expenses /5(13). George Washington's Expense Account. Whatever the father of our George Washingtons expense account book may have lacked in military genius, he more than made up for in financial acumen, as this wallet's-eye view of the Revolutionary War demonstrates.

Illustrated/5. Jan 28,  · 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 5/5. Another book, "George Washington's Expense Account", first published incontains a faithful copy of General George Washington’s hand-written expenses from June to June as published by the Treasury Department in I remember reading this book in college and was amazed at the picture we get of Washington, at his own hand- or.

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 3/5(1). Note: Citations are based on reference standards. However, formatting rules can vary widely between applications and fields of interest or study.

The specific requirements or preferences of your reviewing publisher, classroom teacher, institution or organization should be applied. His expense account was published in A Treasury Department document, it was called “Accounts, G. Washington with the United States, Commencing Juneand ending JuneComprehending a Space of 8 Years,” The grand total for his personal account was $, In today’s dollars, maybe $4 million or so.

“In some ways General Washington’s expense account is the forerunner of the welfare state of the rich” [p. 30]. This quote from Marvin Kitman’s entertaining and irreverent “account” of George Washington’s financial arrangements for his services as Commander in Chief of the Continental Army aptly demonstrates that General Washington’s expense account writing is second to none.

Nov 28,  · At some point, President Trump will have to learn how to 'get by' on just a $, per year salary and $50, expense account -- even if it means he's like George Washington, who wound up losing money during his second term in makethemworkforyou.com: David Yee.

The cost of attendance includes tuition, fees, books, supplies and an allowance for personal and living expenses. The COA includes transportation costs intended to cover the cost of getting to and from school and related offsite locations; however it does not include an allowance for car payments.

Jul 02,  · On July 4,George Washington Bought A Broom: Planet Money George Washington refused to accept a salary for leading the Continental Army. But he did file an amazing expense. George Washington's Expense Account. The book, George Washington's Expense Account, first published incontains a faithful copy of General George Washington’s hand-written expenses from June to June as published by the Treasury Department in Washington, George, George Washington's accounts of expenses while commander-in-chief of the Continental Army, / (Boston: Houghton Mifflin, ) (page images at HathiTrust) Washington, George, George Washington's Rules of civility, (New York, United States book company, [c]), also by Moncure Daniel Conway.

Hint: Generals earned $ per month. At the end of 8 years of war George Washington presented an expense account of $, That was when a dollar was a continental. Washington included interest for money he loaned himself and depreciation.

He later offered to work only for expenses as president and got a salary in stead. Feb 18,  · The book, which is a fictionalised account of an afternoon in the life of Hercules, George Washington’s enslaved chef, had been fiercely criticized since its release on 5 January, because of Author: Ramin Ganeshram.

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Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders.5/5(1). Dec 14,  · The mysterious death of George Washington December 14, by NCC Staff On December 14,George Washington died at his home after a brief illness and after losing about 40 percent of his blood. This book is written almost entirely in his own hand and includes the charges of blacksmiths, housekeepers, and spies.

According to his accounts, by the end of the American Revolutionary War, General Washington had incurred expenses totaling $, National Archives, General Records of the Department of the Treasury. George Washington has books on Goodreads with ratings. George Washington’s most popular book is George Washington's Rules of Civility & Decent.

George Washington's expense account for the Revolutionary War, which was accepted by the Treasury and settled with hardly a glance inhas at last come under exacting scrutiny.

The self-assigned auditor of the general's account which came to a cool $, in an eight-year span- is Marvin Kitman, author and critic. George Washington kept a variety of business and household accounting records, including receipts, bills, invoices, waste books, journals of accounts, and ledger books of accounts.

He used these to keep track of how much money he owed or was owed to him and to monitor how he spent his money.Washington learned to write a good hand, and his manu¬scripts and account books have a legibility resembling an engraving on a steel plate.

Of particular interest to those who are interested in George Washington as an accountant, are the beginnings of his educational background which caused him to develop the character-istics of an accountant.You can use the iBuy+ Expense Reporting system to submit expenses for out-of-pocket or P-Card reimbursement or to request a travel cash advance.

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