Knight of Malta

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The Knight of Malta was a jackass given to GW by the marquis de Lafayette. Knight of Malta, along with two jennets that were also a gift from Lafayette, arrived at Mount Vernon in November 1786. 

[Rotunda | Founders Online | Print (Presidential Series, Volume 6, page 92)].

  • The Papers of George Washington Digital Edition, ed. Theodore J. Crackel. Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press, Rotunda, 2008.

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