Life of Hiram Paulding: Rear-admiral, U. S. N. (Google eBook)

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Baker & Taylor Company, 1910 - Nicaragua - 321 pages
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Page 208 - O Thou, whose power o'er moving worlds presides; Whose voice created and whose wisdom guides; On darkling man in pure effulgence shine And cheer the clouded mind with light divine.
Page 137 - that this repose is to suffer no shock during my official term, if I have power to prevent it, those who placed me here may be assured.
Page 292 - Thursday we started down the harbor in company with the gun-boats Sachem and Currituck. We went along very nicely and when we arrived at Governor's Island the steamer Seth Low came alongside and took us in tow. We went out past the narrows with a light wind from the west and very smooth water. The weather
Page 181 - assert its rights to the town and port of San Juan del Norte by taking possession and hauling down the Mosquito flag and raising their own, it may be proper to give instructions to the commander of any United States ship that may visit that
Page 138 - threaten the durability of our institutions or obscure the light of our prosperity.
Page 88 - under your command, is, in all respects, ready for sea, you will proceed to the
Page 279 - the high esteem and consideration with which I have the honor to subscribe myself, Your most obedient servant, (Signed)
Page 180 - I hope that soon a ship of war will be at San Juan del Norte. In which event, as I learn from good authority, the present Government of Nicaragua will
Page 188 - my letter to General Walker, demanding the surrender of his arms and the embarkation of himself and followers
Page 71 - those in compliment to my country was the memory of Washington, drunk standing. Calling on me for a toast, I gave "Success to the liberating army of Peru and the Washington of the south, may glory attend them." In the course of the repast he turned to me, saying, "My enemies abuse me very much and

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