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Lives of the Signers to the Declaration of Independence - Page 63
by Charles Augustus Goodrich - 1829 - 460 pages
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Journal of the proceedings of the congress: held at Philadelphia, May 10, 1775

United States. Continental Congress - United States - 1776 - 210 pages
...military experience may not be equal to the extenfive and important truft: However, as the Congrefs defire it, I will enter upon the momentous duty, and exert every power I poflefs in their fervice, and for fupport of the glorious caufe. I beg they will accept my moft cordial...
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The History of the Rise, Progress, and Establishment, of the ..., Volume 2

William Gordon - United States - 1788
...military experience may nqt be equal to the extenfive and important truft. However, as the congrefs defire it, I will enter upon the momentous duty, and exert every power I poffefs in -fervic.e,. and for' the- rupport of the glorious caufe. " I beg u I beg they will accept...
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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
...yet I feel great distress, from a consciousness that my abilities and military experience may not be equal to the extensive and important trust: however,...and exert every power I possess, in their service, for support of the glorious cause. I beg they will accept my most cordial thanks for this distinguished...
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Eulogies and Orations on the Life and Death of General George Washington ...

Eulogies - 1800 - 304 pages
...experience may not be equal to the extenfive and important truft : however, as the Congrefs'defire it, -I will enter upon the momentous duty, and exert every power I pofTefs in their fervice, and for fupport of the glorious caufe." Modefty ever accompanies great merit...
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The Washingtoniana: containing a sketch of the life and death of the late ...

Francis Johnston, William Hamilton - Biography & Autobiography - 1802 - 411 pages
...acceptance of the command, " from a consciousness that my abilities and military experience may not be equal to the extensive and important trust : however,...momentous duty, and exert every power I possess in their ser. vice, and for support of the glorious cause." Modesty ever accompanies great merit i and diffidence...
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The History of the Discovery and Settlement: To the Present Time, of North ...

William Fordyce Mavor - America - 1804 - 383 pages
...abilities and military experience May no: be equal to the extensive and important trust ; ii•iwerar, as the congress desire it, I will enter upon the momentous...exert every power I possess in their service, and in support of the glorious cause. I beg they will accept niy most cord!;:l tiiauks for this disunguished...
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Universal history, ancient and modern: from the earliest records ..., Volume 24

William Fordyce Mavor - World history - 1805
...yet I feel great distress from a consciousness that my abilities and military experience may not be equal to the extensive and important trust: however,...exert every power I possess in their service, and in support of the glorious cause. I beg they will accept my most cordial thanks for this distinguished...
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Universal history, ancient and modern: from the earliest records ..., Volume 24

William Fordyce Mavor - History - 1805
...yet I feel great distress from a consciousness that my abilities and military experience may not be equal to the extensive and important trust : however,...congress desire it, I will enter upon the momentous dutjr, and exert every power I possess in their >ervice, and in support of the glorious cause. I beg...
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The history of the discovery and settlement: to the present time, of North ...

William Fordyce Mavor - America - 1806 - 458 pages
...yet I feel great distress from a consciousness that my abilities and military experience 'may not be equal to the extensive and important trust : however,...and exert every power I possess in their service, andjn support of the glorious cause. I beg they will accept my most, cordial thanks for this distinguished...
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Universal history, ancient and modern, Volume 24

William Fordyce Mavor - 1806
...consciousness that my abilities and military experience may not be equal to the extensive and imp»rtant trust : , however, as the congress desire it* I will...exert every power I possess in their service, and in support of the glorious cause. I beg they will accept my most cordial thanks for this distinguished...
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