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What did Washington buy after the Constitutional Convention?

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Take a peek inside one of the most beautiful books owned by George Washington. Washington bought a copy of Don Quixote on the last day of the Constitutional Convention. But what is so significant about this Spanish story? And what did Benjamin Franklin and the Spanish ambassador have to do with it? Dr. Douglas Bradburn, President & CEO of George Washington's Mount Vernon, presents on this fascinating treasure. Learn more about the George Washington Podcast Network:
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