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The first conspiracy : the secret plot to kill George Washington

Author: Brad Meltzer; Josh Mensch; Catherine Frank
Publisher: New York : Roaring Brook Press, [2020] ©2020
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Juvenile audience : English : Young reader's edition.; First editionView all editions and formats
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In 1776, an elite group of soldiers was handpicked to serve as George Washington's bodyguards. Washington trusted them; relied on them. But unbeknownst to Washington, some of them were part of a treasonous plan. In the months leading up to the Revolutionary War, these traitorous soldiers, along with the Governor of New York William Tryon and Mayor David Mathews, launched a deadly plot against the most important  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Informational works
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Named Person: George Washington; George Washington; George Washington
Material Type: Biography, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Brad Meltzer; Josh Mensch; Catherine Frank
ISBN: 9781250244833 1250244838
OCLC Number: 1089279702
Notes: Maps on endpapers.
Description: 358 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Contents: The commander --
Spies in Boston --
A bloody summer --
A most infernal plot --
Sacricide --
Aftermath.
Other Titles: 1st conspiracy
Responsibility: Brad Meltzer and Josh Mensch ; adapted by Catherine Frank.

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In 1776, an elite group of soldiers was handpicked to serve as George Washington's bodyguards. Washington trusted them; relied on them. But unbeknownst to Washington, some of them were part of a treasonous plan. In the months leading up to the Revolutionary War, these traitorous soldiers, along with the Governor of New York William Tryon and Mayor David Mathews, launched a deadly plot against the most important member of the military: George Washington himself. This is the story of the secret plot and how it was revealed. Adapted for young readers.

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On the Brink of Sacricide

by bemisjil (WorldCat user published 2020-01-06) Excellent Permalink

Intelligence, cunning, and secrecy makes this well-researched investigation into plots to kill George Washington a fast paced interesting read. 1776 saw Washington wading through terrible weathers and unsanitary condition beside his army all while some used their place in the hierarchy to plot his...
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