Author: Ethan King

Ethan King is an undergraduate at Boston College. He is pursuing a major in history and a minor in finance. Ethan is broadly interested in eighteenth century American history with a particular focus on the ideological background of the American Revolution. He enjoys playing golf, reading, and going on walks.

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Hugh Hughes and Washington’s Retreat: American Principles and Practicalities

The Livingston mansion was a large frame house with a colonnaded front porch and four marble chimneys.[1] The chimneys were Italian imports and illustrated the worldliness and influence of the house’s prosperous merchant owner, Philip Livingston. Livingston, though, was absent and the house was instead serving as the military headquarters for George Washington’s Continental Army […]

by Ethan King