Having now finished…

31 Mar

"The American Cincinnatus, 1783" by Jean Leon Gerome Ferris

“Having now finished the work assigned me, I retire from the great theatre of Action; and bidding an Affectionate farewell to this August body under whose orders I have so long acted, I here offer my Commission, and take my leave of all the employments of public life.” George Washington

Read: Cincinnatus and the Disbanding of Washington’s Army

The Entire Speech: Resignation Speech of George Washington

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