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" In the middle of the night I again mounted my mare and started for home. Caswell and my husband wanted me to stay till next morning and they would send a party with me ; but no ! I wanted to see my child, and I told them they could send no party who could... "
The personal and family history of Charles Hooks and Margaret Monk Harris - Page 92
by James Coffee Harris - 1911 - 116 pages
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Women of the American Revolution, Volume 1

Elizabeth Fries Ellet - 1819
...mare and started for home. Caswell and my husband wanted me to stay till next morning and they would send a party with me ; but no ! I wanted to see my...what joy did I embrace my child as he ran to meet me !" What fiction could be stranger than such truth! And would not a plain unvarnished narrative of the...
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The Women of the American Revolution, Volume 1

Elizabeth Fries Ellet - United States - 1819
...mare and started for home. Caswell and my husband wanted me to stay till next morning and they would send a party with me ; but no ! I wanted to see my child, and I lold them they could send no party who could keep up with me. What a happy ride I had back ! and with...
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Domestic History of the American Revolution

Elizabeth Fries Ellet - United States - 1850 - 308 pages
...again mounted and started for home, declining the offer to send an escort with her ; for she said — " I wanted to see my child, and I told them they could send no party who could keep up with me." This resolute woman thus rode alone, in the night, through a wild, unsettled country, a distance —...
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Domestic History of the American Revolution

Elizabeth Fries Ellet - United States - 1850 - 308 pages
...again mounted and started for home, declining the offer to send an escort with her ; for she said — " I wanted to see my child, and I told them they could send no party who could keep tip with me." This resolute woman thus rode alone, in the night, through a wild, unsettled country,...
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Historical Sketches of North Carolina: From 1584 to 1851, Compiled from ...

John Hill Wheeler - North Carolina - 1851
...they would send a party with me ; but no ! I wanted to eee my child, and told them they could «end no party who could keep up with me. What a happy ride...what joy did I embrace my child as he ran to meet me !" When the British marched from Wilmington to Virginia, under Lord Cornwallis, in 1781, Colonel Slocumb's...
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Historical Sketches of North Carolina: From 1584 to 1851

North Carolina - 1851
...my mare and started home. Caswell and my husband wanted me to stay till next morning and they would send a party with me ; but no ! I wanted to see my child, and told them they could send no party who could keep up with me. What a happy ride I had back! and with...
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Autumn Hours and Fireside Reading

Caroline Matilda Kirkland - American literature - 1854 - 311 pages
...mare and started for home. Caswell and my husband wanted me to stay till next morning, and they would send a party with me ; but no ! I wanted to see my...ride I had back ! and with what joy did I embrace my ch.ld as he ran to meet me !" Lest we should be wanting, both to Mrs. Slocnmb and her unwelcome guest...
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Noble deeds of American women: with biographical sketches of some of the ...

Lydia Howard Sigourney - Women - 1854 - 480 pages
...the furious charge on the British left and rear, which decided the fate of the day.— [Mrs, Ellet wanted to see my child, and I told them they could send no party who could keep up with me. "WTiat a happy ride I had back! and with what joy did I embrace my child as he ran to meet me ! " *...
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Illustrated American Advertiser: The Historical Picture Gallery ..., Volume 5

Business & Economics - 1856
...mare and started for home. Caswell and my husband wanted me to stay till next morning, and they would send a party with me ; but no ; I wanted to see my child, and 1 told them they could send no party who could keep up with me. What a happy ride I had back! and with...
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Life of Andrew Jackson, Volume 1

James Parton - Presidents - 1860
...stay till next morning, and they would send a party with me ; but no II wanted to see my child, and told them they could send no party who could keep...what joy did I embrace my child as he ran to meet me !"* No boy of the least spirit could escape the contagion of feelings like this. There was certainly...
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