George Washington’s Rules of Civility & Decent Behavior
George Washington, Commander and Chief of the Continental Army during the American Revolution and first President of the United States, was known for impeccable manners and decorum throughout his life. In his teens, he scribed 110 rules adapted from an English translation of a set of rules composed by French Jesuits in the late 16th century. “Rules of Civility & Decent Behavior” is a simplified version of the original meant to focus the reader’s attention on self-respect and respect of others through details on proper etiquette in company and conversation. This book is a must-have for everyone!