Frockcoat, late 18thC. France, wool. Navy blue, collar, cuffs and skirts embroidered with cream silk "point Beauvais" garlands of pearls and flowers, embroidered buttons. Coutau-Bégarie

Frockcoat, late 18thC. France, wool. Navy blue, collar, cuffs and skirts embroidered with cream silk "point Beauvais" garlands of pearls and flowers, embroidered buttons. Coutau-Bégarie

Thomas Jefferson's gold pocket watch, approx. ca. 1782. The watch is dedicated to his wife and contains a lock of his wife's hair. The inscription reads: Martha W. Jefferson Born 19 Oct. 1748, Died 6 Sept. 1782.

Thomas Jefferson's gold pocket watch, approx. ca. 1782. The watch is dedicated to his wife and contains a lock of his wife's hair. The inscription reads: Martha W. Jefferson Born 19 Oct. 1748, Died 6 Sept. 1782.

Sybil Ludington (April 5, 1761 – February 26, 1839) was a heroine of the American Revolutionary War who is famous for her night ride on April 26, 1777, to alert American colonial forces to the approach of the British. Her action was similar to that performed by Paul Revere, though she rode more than twice the distance of Revere, rode alone, and was only 16 years old at the time of her action.

Sybil Ludington (April 5, 1761 – February 26, 1839) was a heroine of the American Revolutionary War who is famous for her night ride on April 26, 1777, to alert American colonial forces to the approach of the British. Her action was similar to that performed by Paul Revere, though she rode more than twice the distance of Revere, rode alone, and was only 16 years old at the time of her action.

Gen Joseph Warren, Jr - American doctor who played a leading role in American Patriot organizations in Boston in the early days of the American Revolution, eventually serving as president of the revolutionary Massachusetts Provincial Congress. Warren enlisted Paul Revere and William Dawes on April 18, 1775, to leave Boston and spread the alarm that the British garrison in Boston was setting out to raid the town of Concord and arrest rebel leaders John Hancock and Samuel Adams.

Gen Joseph Warren, Jr - American doctor who played a leading role in American Patriot organizations in Boston in the early days of the American Revolution, eventually serving as president of the revolutionary Massachusetts Provincial Congress. Warren enlisted Paul Revere and William Dawes on April 18, 1775, to leave Boston and spread the alarm that the British garrison in Boston was setting out to raid the town of Concord and arrest rebel leaders John Hancock and Samuel Adams.

George Washington 1st American President 1789-1797 Weary of politics, feeling old, he retired at the end of his second term. In his Farewell Address, he pretty much warned America against doing everything our current government does.

George Washington 1st American President 1789-1797 Weary of politics, feeling old, he retired at the end of his second term. In his Farewell Address, he pretty much warned America against doing everything our current government does.

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