I would like to begin this series with as international a pair of lovers as can be found, a couple of interest as much to the Europeans at to the Americans, a Prussian lover and a French beloved, both aristocrats. One, Baron von Steuben, was to become Inspector general and Major general of the Continental Army, as well as George Washington’s Chief of Staff; the other, Pierre-Étienne Du Ponceau, was to contribute to the study of Native American languages and for the last seventeen years of his life served as president of the American Philosophical Society.
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