The Diary of the Revolution: A Centennial Volume Embracing the Current Events in Our Country's History from 1775 to 1781 as Described by American, British, and Tory Cotemporaries; Compiled from the Journals, Documents, Private Records Correspondence, Etc., of that Period Forming an Interesting, Impartial, and Valuable Collection of Revolutionary Literature (Google eBook)

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J.B. Burr, 1876 - United States - 1084 pages
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Page 898 - Sound mind and memory, do make, publish and declare, this my last will and testament, in manner following, that is to say...
Page 118 - Keep therefore the words of this covenant, and do them, that ye may prosper in all that ye do.
Page 636 - It is like the precious ointment upon the head, that ran down unto the beard, even unto Aaron's beard, and went down to the skirts of his clothing. 3 Like as the dew of Hermon, which fell upon the hill of Sion. 4 For there the Lord promised his blessing, and life for evermore.
Page 133 - Come unto me, all ye that are heavy laden, and I will give you ease.
Page 241 - That the delegates appointed to represent this colony in general Congress, be instructed to propose to that respectable body, TO DECLARE THE UNITED COLONIES FREE AND INDEPENDENT STATES, absolved from all allegiance to or dependence upon the crown or Parliament of Great Britain...
Page 104 - When we assumed the soldier, we did not lay aside the citizen ; and we shall most sincerely rejoice with you in that happy hour, when the establishment of American liberty, upon the most firm and solid foundations, shall enable us to return to our private stations in the bosom of a free, peaceful, and happy country.
Page 567 - The essential and direct end of the present defensive alliance is to maintain effectually the liberty, sovereignty, and independence absolute and unlimited, of the said United 'States, as well in matters of government as of commerce.
Page 264 - He has endeavoured to prevent the Population of these States for that Purpose obstructing the Laws for naturalization of Foreigners refusing to pass others to encourage their migrations hither and raising the Conditions of new appropriations of Lands...
Page 201 - For never can true reconcilement grow, Where wounds of deadly hate have pierc'd so deep...
Page 19 - In case any merchant, trader, or other person, shall import any goods or merchandise after the first day of December, and before the first day of February next, the same ought forthwith, at the election of the owner, to be either reshipped or delivered up to the committee of the county or town wherein they shall be imported, to be stored at the...

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