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George Washington's 1767 Silver-Hilted Smallsword (Mount Vernon Ladies’ Association, Gift of John Pierpont Morgan, Sr. 1909 Conservation courtesy of the Life Guard Society of Mount Vernon, W-84; Image: Stuart C. Mowbray)

George Washington's Swords

The Silver-Hilted Smallsword

Dr. Susan Schoelwer discusses the design and role of George Washington's Silver-Hilted smallsword.

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