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. Review of reviews and world's work. NEW NAVAL OBSKHV ATOUV. 678 THE AMERICAN MONTHLY REVIEW OF REVIEWS.. THE PENSION-OFFICE BUILDING, OPENED ON OCCASION OF CLEVELANDS FlltST INAUGURATION. for large ships to the sea, with opportunity fora navy yard, yet easily defensible against foreignnavies by virtue of a hundred miles or more ofwinding river between the federal district andthe sea. The situation was one both familiarand dear to the Father of his Country ; for thesouthernmost point of the district as originallylaid out was only about six miles in a direct linefrom Washingtons home in Mount

. Review of reviews and world's work. NEW NAVAL OBSKHV ATOUV. 678 THE AMERICAN MONTHLY REVIEW OF REVIEWS.. THE PENSION-OFFICE BUILDING, OPENED ON OCCASION OF CLEVELANDS FlltST INAUGURATION. for large ships to the sea, with opportunity fora navy yard, yet easily defensible against foreignnavies by virtue of a hundred miles or more ofwinding river between the federal district andthe sea. The situation was one both familiarand dear to the Father of his Country ; for thesouthernmost point of the district as originallylaid out was only about six miles in a direct linefrom Washingtons home in Mount Stock Photo
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. Review of reviews and world's work. NEW NAVAL OBSKHV ATOUV. 678 THE AMERICAN MONTHLY REVIEW OF REVIEWS.. THE PENSION-OFFICE BUILDING, OPENED ON OCCASION OF CLEVELANDS FlltST INAUGURATION. for large ships to the sea, with opportunity fora navy yard, yet easily defensible against foreignnavies by virtue of a hundred miles or more ofwinding river between the federal district andthe sea. The situation was one both familiarand dear to the Father of his Country ; for thesouthernmost point of the district as originallylaid out was only about six miles in a direct linefrom Washingtons home in Mount Yernon, whilethe town of Alexandria, where Washington at-tended church, and which was the principal trad-ing point for Mount Vernon and the other neigh-boring plantations, fell inside the federal districtlines. By the proclamation of March 30, 1791, Presi-dent Washington declared that the district hadbeen finally located and secured. It was on bothbanks of the Potomac River,—about two-thirdson the Maryland side and the other third on theVirginia side,—and contained a hundred squaremiles. In shape

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