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" As to pay, Sir, I beg leave to assure the Congress, that, as no pecuniary consideration could have tempted me to accept this arduous employment, at the expense of my domestic ease and happiness, I do not wish to make any profit from it. I will keep an... "
Lives of the Presidents of the United States of America from Washington to ... - Page 30
by John Stevens Cabot Abbott - 1867 - 480 pages
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The History of the Rise, Progress, and Establishment, of the ..., Volume 2

William Gordon - United States - 1788
...to accept this arduous employment, at the expence of my domeftic cafe and happinefs, I do not wifh to make any profit from it. I will keep an exact account of my expences. Thofe, I doubt not, they will difcharge, and that is all I defire." The colonel did not afpire...
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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
...no pecuniary consideration could have tempted me to accept this arduous employment, at the expence of my domestic ease and happiness, I do not wish to...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...
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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
...myself equal to the command I am honoured with. *' WITH respect to pay, sir, I must beg leave to assure Congress, that as no pecuniary consideration could...tempted me to accept this arduous employment, at the expence of my domestic ease and happiness, I do net wish to make any profit from it. I will keep an...
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Universal History, Ancient and Modern: From the Earliest Records of Time, to ...

William Fordyce Mavor - World history - 1804
...consideration could have tempted me to .-:eept this arduous employment, at the expense ot my . .-iesiic ease and happiness, I do .not wish to make any profit from it. I will keep an exact account of my exr,fe*. Those, 1 doubt not, they will discharge, and tha' .. Jl 1 desire." Abo A body of troops...
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The History of the Discovery and Settlement: To the Present Time, of North ...

William Fordyce Mavor - America - 1804 - 383 pages
...pursued his success, and took Montreal, and designed to push his victories to Quebec. " As to pay, sir, 1 beg leave to assure the congress, that as no pecuniary consideration could h^ve tempted me to accept this arduous employment, at the expense of my domestic ease and happiness,...
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Universal history, ancient and modern: from the earliest records ..., Volume 24

William Fordyce Mavor - History - 1805
...body of troops commanded by general Arnold was ordered to march to Canada : after suf" As to pay, sir, I beg leave to assure the congress, that as no pecuniary...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...
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Universal history, ancient and modern: from the earliest records ..., Volume 24

William Fordyce Mavor - World history - 1805
...employment, at the expense of my domestic ease and 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 it all I desire," faring', in their passage through the wilderness, every hardship, as well...
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The history of the discovery and settlement: to the present time, of North ...

William Fordyce Mavor - America - 1806 - 458 pages
...pursued his success, and took Montreal, and designed to push his victories to Quebec. " As to pay, sir, I beg leave to assure the congress, that as no pecuniary...domestic ease and happiness, I do not wish to make any pro6t from it. I will keep an exact account of my exr penses. Those, I doubt not, they will discharge,...
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Universal history, ancient and modern, Volume 24

William Fordyce Mavor - 1806
...pursued his success, and took Montreal, and designed to push his victories to Quebec, " As to pay, sir, I beg leave to assure the congress, that as no pecuniary...accept this arduous employment, at the expense of ray domestic case and happiness, I do not wish to make any profit from it. I will keep an enact account...
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An essay on the life of George Washington: commander in chief of the ...

Aaron Bancroft - 1807 - 552 pages
...utmost sincerity, I do not think myself equal to the command I am honoured with. I beg leave, Sir, to assure the Congress, that, as no pecuniary consideration...accept this arduous 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...
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