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How Washington proposed.
Dear Martha, will you be the mother of your country, love, this land of liberty?

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George Washington the Husband
After Washington resigned from the French and Indian War and returned home to Mount Vernon, he married Martha Dandridge Custis on January 6, 1759. He had met Martha Custis, a widow, the previous March and had proposed at that time. This cartoon of Washington proposing makes fun of what Washington might have said, "Dear Martha, will you be the mother of your country...?"
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