Ha ha! Except of course the conversations would all go like this: Me, to John: "John, would you--" John: "No." Me, to William: "Mr Pitt, would you--" William, interrupts, points at John: "No. And why HIM?"
I love this painting of George Washington http://pinterest.com/pin/24066179230806784 in prayer at Valley Forge during the American Revolutionary War. What a good example of an honorable leader who recognized his need to rely on a power greater than himself in the performance of his duty and defending the noble cause of liberty. "In God we trust."
Mary Anna Custis Lee was the only surviving child of George Washington Parke Custis, George Washington's step-grandson and builder of Arlington House, and Mary Lee Fitzhugh Custis. She had known her third cousin, Robert E. Lee, from childhood. Mary Custis and Robert E. Lee were married at Arlington House in Arlington, Virginia, on June 30, 1831. They had 3 sons and 4 daughters: George Washington Custis, William H. Fitzhugh, Robert Edward Jr., Mary, Eleanor Agnes, Anne and Mildred Lee.