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Still Only A General

May 2024
1min read

The “Time Machine” section for February/March contained an error. Maj. Samuel Shaw could not have been carrying a letter from President Washington, since George Washington did not take the oath of office as President until April 30, 1789, long after the Empress of China had returned.

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