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Washington's Birthday celebrated around the country and in London and Paris

02/22/1859

The American Almanac noted in 1859 that the "birthday of Washington is very generally celebrated in the United States, and the Americans in London have a banquet, and in Paris they give a ball." (By John Osborne)

Source Citation: 

The American Almanac and Repository of Useful Knowledge for the Year 1860 (Boston: Crosby, Nichols, and Company, 1860), 387.

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