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George Washington"s Expense Account Gen. George Washington and Marvin Kitman, Pfc. (Ret.) by Marvin Kitman

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Published by Grove Press .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • General,
  • United States - Revolutionary War,
  • History - U.S.,
  • Humor,
  • Washington, George,,
  • Humor / Political,
  • Washington, George,
  • Finance, Personal,
  • 1732-1799

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages288
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7874854M
ISBN 100802137733
ISBN 109780802137739
OCLC/WorldCa45015598

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Jan 28,  · In George Washington's Expense Account — the best-selling expense account in history — Kitman shows how Washington brilliantly turned his noble gesture of refusing payment for his services as commander in chief of the Continental Army into an opportunity to indulge his insatiable lust for fine food and drink, extravagant clothing, and lavish accommodations. In a close analysis of the 5/5. Another book, "George Washington's Expense Account", first published in , contains a faithful copy of General George Washington’s hand-written expenses from June to June as published by the Treasury Department in I remember reading this book in college and was amazed at the picture we get of Washington, at his own hand- or. In George Washington's Expense Account-- the best-selling expense account in history -- Kitman shows how Washington brilliantly turned his noble gesture of refusing payment for his services as 3/5(1). Note: Citations are based on reference standards. However, formatting rules can vary widely between applications and fields of interest or study. The specific requirements or preferences of your reviewing publisher, classroom teacher, institution or organization should be applied.

His expense account was published in A Treasury Department document, it was called “Accounts, G. Washington with the United States, Commencing June , and ending June , Comprehending a Space of 8 Years,” The grand total for his personal account was $, In today’s dollars, maybe $4 million or so? “In some ways General Washington’s expense account is the forerunner of the welfare state of the rich” [p. 30]. This quote from Marvin Kitman’s entertaining and irreverent “account” of George Washington’s financial arrangements for his services as Commander in Chief of the Continental Army aptly demonstrates that General Washington’s expense account writing is second to none. Nov 28,  · At some point, President Trump will have to learn how to 'get by' on just a $, per year salary and $50, expense account -- even if it means he's like George Washington, who wound up losing money during his second term in eduevazquez.com: David Yee. The cost of attendance includes tuition, fees, books, supplies and an allowance for personal and living expenses. The COA includes transportation costs intended to cover the cost of getting to and from school and related offsite locations; however it does not include an allowance for car payments.

Jul 02,  · On July 4, , George Washington Bought A Broom: Planet Money George Washington refused to accept a salary for leading the Continental Army. But he did file an amazing expense . George Washington's Expense Account. The book, George Washington's Expense Account, first published in , contains a faithful copy of General George Washington’s hand-written expenses from June to June as published by the Treasury Department in Washington, George, George Washington's accounts of expenses while commander-in-chief of the Continental Army, / (Boston: Houghton Mifflin, ) (page images at HathiTrust) Washington, George, George Washington's Rules of civility, (New York, United States book company, [c]), also by Moncure Daniel Conway. Hint: Generals earned $ per month. At the end of 8 years of war George Washington presented an expense account of $, That was when a dollar was a continental. Washington included interest for money he loaned himself and depreciation. He later offered to work only for expenses as president and got a salary in stead.