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Collections of the Maine Historical Society. [1st Ser.̈ - Page 21
by Maine Historical Society - 1890
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Washington's political legacies: To which is annexed an appendix, containing ...

George Washington, J. M. Williams - United States - 1800 - 208 pages
...happiness, I do not wish to make any profit from it. I will keep an exact account of my expences. Those I doubt not they will discharge, and that is all I desire." .. . r. ) ON THE CESSATION OF HOSTILITIES, GZNERAL WASHINGTON ISSUED THE FOLLOWING ORDERS: Head.Quarters,...
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Universal history, ancient and modern: from the earliest records ..., Volume 24

William Fordyce Mavor - History - 1805
...happiness, I do not wish to make any profit from it. 1 will keep an exact account of my expenses. Those, I doubt not, they will discharge, and that is all I desire." 248 fering, in their passage through the wildernesSj every hardship, as well as the most distressing...
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An essay on the life of George Washington: commander in chief of the ...

Aaron Bancroft - 1807 - 552 pages
...employment, at the expense of my domestick ease and happiness, 1 do not wish to make any profit from it. I will keep an exact account of my expenses. These,...not, they will discharge, and that is all I desire." Congress, when his commission was executed, unanimously and solemnly resolved, to support him with...
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Life of George Washington: Commander in Chief of the American Army Through ...

Aaron Bancroft - 1808 - 560 pages
...employment, at the expense of my domestic ease and happiness, I do not wish to make any profit from it. I will keep an exact account of my expenses. These,...not, they will discharge, and that is all I desire." Congress, when his commission was executed, unanimously and solemnly resolved, to support him with...
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The life of George Washington: commander in chief of the armies of the ...

David Ramsay - 1814 - 266 pages
...happiness, I do not wish to make any profit from it. I will keep an exact account of my expenses ; those I doubt not they will discharge, and that is all I desire." A special commission was made out for him, and at the same time an unanimous resolution was adopted...
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A Complete History of the United States of America: Embracing the Whole ...

Frederick Butler - United States - 1821
...happiness, I do not wish to make any profit from it. I will keep an exact account of my expences. Those I doubt not they will discharge, and that is all I desire." Such modesty and disinterested patriotism are not recorded, even of Cincinnatus. Courtly and dignified,...
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History of the United States: from their first settlement as colonies, to ...

William Grimshaw - United States - 1821 - 271 pages
...I do not wish to make any profit from it. I will keep an exact account of my disbursements : those, I doubt not, they will discharge, and that is all I desire." In subordination to the commander-in-chief, four majorgenerals, one adjutant-general, and eight brigadier-generals,...
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A complete history of the united states of america

The Gordon Lester Ford - 1821
...happiness, 1 do not wish to make any profit from it. I will keep an exact account of my expenses. Those I doubt not they will discharge, and that is all I desire." Such modesty and disinterested patriotism are not recorded, even ol Ciiicinnatus. Courtly and dignified,...
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The Pamphleteer, Volume 21

Abraham John Valpy - Great Britain - 1822
...employment, at the expense of my domestic ease and happiness, I do not wish to make any profit from it. I will keep an exact account of my expenses. These,...not, they will discharge, and that is all I desire.' When an application was made by King John to the Earl of Ulster to act for him as Champion, he...
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Principles and Acts of the Revolution in America: Or, An Attempt to Collect ...

Hezekiah Niles - United States - 1822 - 495 pages
...happiness, I do not wish to make any profit from it. I will keep an exact account of my expenses. Those, I doubt not, they will discharge, and that is all I desire." To fotm Hancock, esq.prttident ofcengret*. Colonel Merrit't on the Height* f ffxrlem, > Sept. 24rt,...
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