The Recollections of John Mason: George Mason's Son Remembers His Father and Life at Gunston Hall

The Recollections of John Mason: George Mason's Son Remembers His Father and Life at Gunston Hall

by John Mason
     
 

The Recollections is a rare commodity - a personal chronicle of life in eighteenth century Virginia. Written to preserve memories of his parents for later generations of the family, the Recollections paints a vivid picture of events of John Mason's boyhood and his father's plantation. Gunston Hall, long considered an architectural gem, survives today as testimony to… See more details below

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The Recollections is a rare commodity - a personal chronicle of life in eighteenth century Virginia. Written to preserve memories of his parents for later generations of the family, the Recollections paints a vivid picture of events of John Mason's boyhood and his father's plantation. Gunston Hall, long considered an architectural gem, survives today as testimony to George Mason's intellect and taste. Along with John Mason's words, photographs in the volume provide glimpses of the mansion George Mason built between 1755 and 1759.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780982592298
Publisher:
Commonwealth Books, LLC
Publication date:
06/15/2012
Pages:
102
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.26(d)
Age Range:
16 Years

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