Search Images Maps Play YouTube News Gmail Drive More »
Sign in
Books Books 1 - 10 of 165 on Having now finished the work assigned me, I retire from the great theatre of action,....  
" Having now finished the work assigned me, I retire from the great theatre of action, and bidding an affectionate farewell to this august body, under whose orders I have so long acted, I here offer my commission, and take my leave of all the employments... "
Historical Register of Officers of the Continental Army During the War of ... - Page 573
by Francis Bernard Heitman - 1914 - 685 pages
Full view - About this book

The Boston magazine

Language Arts & Disciplines
...ajfcflicnatefarewelfo thin mguft body, un * tier whofe order I have fo long afled. I here offer my corrmiffion, and take my leave of all the employments of public life. He then advanced, and delivered (0 ttje Prefident his comrrrffion, with . o'py of his sddrefs, and having refumed hit place) the...
Full view - About this book

Journals of Congress: Containing the Proceedings from Sept. 5 ..., Volumes 1-12

United States. Continental Congress - Constitutional history - 1777
...auguft body, umier whofe oniers I have fo long acted, 1 here offer my cnnnr.iflion, and take my ieave of all the employments of public life. He then.. advanced and delivered. to tiie prefident his commiflion, with a copy of his niidrels, and hiiV'np re^ fumed his place, thepitfideni...
Full view - About this book

Washington's political legacies: To which is annexed an appendix, containing ...

George Washington, J. M. Williams - United States - 1800 - 208 pages
...action ; and bidding an affectionate farewel to this august body, under whose orders I have long a&ed, I here offer my commission, and take my leave of all the employments of public life." TO WHICH THE PRESIDENT RETURNED THE FOLLOWING ANSWER : " THE United States in Congress assemr bled,...
Full view - About this book

The Washingtoniana: containing a sketch of the life and death of the late ...

Francis Johnston, William Hamilton - Biography & Autobiography - 1802 - 411 pages
...action, and bidding an affectionate farewel to this august body, under whose orders I have so long actedi I here offer my commission, and take my leave of all the em* ployments of public life." To which tie president returned the following answer i SIR, " THE...
Full view - About this book

The History of the Discovery and Settlement: To the Present Time, of North ...

William Fordyce Mavor - America - 1804 - 383 pages
...theatre of action ; and bidding an affectionate farewell to this august body, under whose orders I have long acted, I here offer my commission, and take my leave of all the employments of public life." To this the President returned an appropriate answer. CHA?. AMEUICA. 285 CHAP. XI. Disputes in different...
Full view - About this book

The Life of George Washington: Commander in Chief of the American ..., Volume 5

John Marshall, Bushrod Washington - 1805
...interests of our dearest country, to the protection of Almighty God, and those who have the superintendance of them to his holy keeping. " Having now finished...take my leave of all the employments of public life." CHAP, xi. After advancing to the chair, and delivering 1783. his commission to the president, he returned...
Full view - About this book

Universal history, ancient and modern: from the earliest records ..., Volume 24

William Fordyce Mavor - History - 1805
...theatre of action ; and bidding an affectionate farewell to this august body, under whose orders I have long acted, I here offer my commission, and take my leave of all the employments of public life." T* this the President returned au appropriate answer. CHAP, XI. X)isputcs in different States. General...
Full view - About this book

The History of North and South America, from Its Discovery to ..., Volumes 1-2

Richard Snowden - America - 1805 - 362 pages
...theatre of action ; und bidding an affectionate farewell (o this august body, under whose orders I have long acted, I here offer my commission, and take my leave of all the employments of public life." To which the president made a suitable reply. The mingled emotions that agitated the minds of the spectators...
Full view - About this book

An essay on the life of George Washington: commander in chief of the ...

Aaron Bancroft - 1807 - 552 pages
...interests of our dearest country, to the protection of Almighty God, and those who have the superintendance of them to his holy keeping. " Having now finished...commission, and take my leave of all the employments of publick life." Having advanced to the chair and delivered the President his Commission, he received...
Full view - About this book

The life of George Washington: commander in chief of the armies of the ...

David Ramsay - Presidents - 1807 - 464 pages
...action, and, bidding an affectionate farewell to this august body, under whose orders I have longacted, I here offer my commission, and take my leave of all the employments of public life." This address being ended, general Washington advanced, and delivered his commission* into the hands...
Full view - About this book




  1. My library
  2. Help
  3. Advanced Book Search
  4. Download PDF