George Washington: A Biography - Vol. 1

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APPENDIX 1-8
Outline of Section of Chapter IV

"Virginia During the Youth of Washington"
PAGE
I. Classes of Society 79
1. The great Planters 79
2. Small landowners 81
Comparison of holdings 81
3. Merchants and Factors 83
4. Sailors 83
5. Frontiersmen 84
6. Servants 84
7. Convicts 86
8. Slaves 87
Disappearance of
Indians 90
II. Social and Domestic Life 90
1. Houses 90
2. House furnishings 96
3. Food and eating habits 103
4. Drink 105
5. Wearing apparel 107
6. Sickness, Medicine and
Death 110
7. Marital and Parental Re-
lations 114
III. Amusements 118
1. Hunting 118
2. Horse racing 119
3. Cockfighting 121
4. Miscellaneous outdoor
amusements 122
5. The theatre 123
6. Gambling on cards 124
7. Women's amusements 124
IV. Intellectual Life 125
1. Books 125
PAGE
2. Newspapers 127
3. Schools 128
4. The College 133
V. The Established church 134
1. Clergy and vestry 134
2. Enforcement of Moral
Law 138
3. Dissenters 138
VI. Agriculture and Colonial In-
dustry 139
1. The culture of Tobacco 140
History of inspection 141
2. Other forms of husbandry 142
Plantation industries 143
3. Manufacture and supply 145
Chronic shortage of
skilled labor 146
VII. Communication 147
1. Roads 147
2. Ferries 151
3. Conveyances 152
4. Travel time 153
5. The Post 154
6. Halts on the Road 155
Ordinaries 155
VIII. The Towns 157
1. Williamsburg 157
2. The other towns 158
IX. Commerce 162
1. Shipping 162
2. Dealings with Merchants
overseas 163

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