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" If the twelve years, in which this place has been considered as the future seat of government, had been improved, as they would have been if in New England, very many of the present inconveniences would have been removed. It is a beautiful spot, capable... "
Memoirs of Anne C. L. Botta - Page 430
by Anne Charlotte Lynch Botta, Vincenzo Botta - 1894 - 459 pages
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Romantic Days in the Early Republic

Mary Caroline Crawford - Cities and towns - 1912 - 438 pages
...crimson furniture in it. It is a very handsome room now but when completed it will be beautiful. If the twelve years, in which this place has been considered...government, had been improved, as they would have been in New England, very many of the present inconveniences would have been removed. But it is a beautiful...
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Abigail Adams and Her Times

Laura Elizabeth Howe Richards - 1917 - 282 pages
...crimson furniture in it. It is a very handsome room now; but, when completed, it will be beautiful. If the twelve years, in which this place has been considered...would have been if in New England, very many of the present inconveniences would have been removed. It is a beautiful spot, capable of every improvement,...
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American History Told by Contemporaries ...

John Gould Curtis - United States - 1902
...crimson furniture in it. It is a very handsome room now; but, when completed, it will be beautiful. If the twelve years, in which this place has been considered...would have been if in New England, very many of the present inconveniences would have been removed. It is a beautiful spot, capable of every improvement,...
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Letter from Washington, 1863-1865

L. B. Adams, Evelyn M. Leasher - Biography & Autobiography - 1999 - 369 pages
...This thrifty Yankee housewife then concludes her somewhat satirical letter by the assertion that, "If the twelve years in which this place has been considered...government had been improved, as they would have been in New England, very many of the present inconveniences would have been removed. It is a beautiful...
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Real Life at the White House: Two Hundred Years of Daily Life at America's ...

John Whitcomb, Claire Whitcomb - Architecture - 2000 - 511 pages
...deplored what she called "the want of punctuality." She believed that if the capital had been constructed in New England, "very many of the inconveniences would have been removed." Abigail delved into the role of First Lady with determination, even though her chore of calling on...
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A Magnificent Catastrophe: The Tumultuous Election of 1800, America's First ...

Edward J. Larson - History - 2007 - 352 pages
...years in which this place has been considered as a future seat of government had been [well used], as they would have been if in New England, very many of the present inconveniences would have been removed." Abigail Adams saw beyond the discomforts, though....
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Harper's Magazine, Volume 6

Henry Mills Alden, Lee Foster Hartman, Frederick Lewis Allen, Thomas Bucklin Wells - 1853
...crimson furniture in it. It is a very handsome room now ; but when completed, it will be beautiful. If the twelve years, in which this place has been considered...many of the inconveniences would have been removed. It is a beautiful spot, capable of every Improvement, and the more I view it, the more I am delighted...
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Quarterly Review: A Journal of University Perspectives, Volume 56

1949
...without, and the great unfinished audience room I make a drying-room of to hang up the clothes in. . . .If the twelve years, in which this place has been considered...would have been if in New England, very many of the present inconveniences would have been removed. It is a beautiful spot, capable of every improvement,...
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the seat of government

joseph b. varnum - 1854
...jiake a drying-room of, to hang up the clothes in. * * If the twelve years In which this place hus been considered as the future seat of Government had been improved, as they would have been in New England, very many of the present inconveniences would have been removed. It is a beautiful...
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