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Weems

 (wēmz), Mason Locke Known as "Parson Weems." 1759-1825.
American clergyman and writer known for his laudatory fictionalized biography of George Washington (1800), a later edition of which contains the story of Washington chopping down a cherry tree.

Weems

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n.
Mason Locke (“Parson Weems”), 1759–1825, U.S. clergyman and biographer.
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That would be Parson Weems's allegorical sketch of the country's first president, a tale of a little boy hacking away at a perfectly good cherry tree for what would seem to be no reason other than the bratty fun of it, a little boy who nevertheless grew up to assume iconic, mythological status the world over.
Washington rarely talked about it later in life, and we're left with fabrications about hatchet jobs on cherry trees and other parables created by Mason Locke "Pastor" Weems, an early, particularly inventive Washington chronicler.
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