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Collections of the Maine Historical Society. [1st Ser.̈ - Page 21
by Maine Historical Society - 1890
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The constitution of the United States of America; ... the Declaration of ...

William Hickey - 1851
...happiness, I do not wish to make any profit from it. I will keep an exact account of my expenses. Those, I doubt not, they will discharge, and that is all I desire." Resolved, That a committee be appointed to draught a commission and instructions for the general. The...
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The American's Own Book: Containing the Declaration of Independence, with ...

Presidents - 1853 - 496 pages
...employment at the expense of my domestic ease and happiness, I do not wish to make any profit from it. I will keep an exact account of my expenses; these,...doubt not, they will discharge, and that is all I desirp." From the moment of taking upon himself this important office, in June, 1775, he employed the...
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THE HISTORY OF THE WORLD

SAMUEL MONNUER - 1854
...employment, at the expense of my domestic ease and happiness, I do not wish to make any profit, from it. I will keep an exact account of my expenses. These...not they will discharge, and that is all I desire." A special commission was drawn up and presented to him, as commander-in:chief of the American forces...
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The Statesman's Manual: The Addresses and Messages of the ..., Volume 1

United States. President - United States - 1854
...happiness, I do not wish to make any profit from it. I will keep an exact account of my expenses; those I doubt not they will discharge, and that is all I desire." In a letter to his wife, announcing his appointment, dated Philadelphia, June 18, 1775, Washingtonexpressed...
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The Constitution of the United States of America: With an Alphabetical ...

William Hickey - Constitutional history - 1854 - 521 pages
...happiness, I do not wish to make any profit from it. I will keep an exact account of my expenses. Those, I doubt not, they will discharge, and that is all I desire." Sesolved, That a committee be appointed to draught a commission and instructions for the general. The...
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The American's Own Book: Containing the Declaration of Independence, with ...

Presidents - 1855 - 496 pages
...employment at the expense of my domestic ease and happiness, I do not wish to make any profit from it. I will keep an exact account of my expenses ;...not, they will discharge, and that is all I desire." From the moment of taking upon himself this important office, in June, 1775, he employed the great...
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THE NATIONAL HISTORY OF THE UNITED STATES

BENSON J. LOSSING - 1855
...happiness, I do not wish to make any profit from it. I will keep an exact account of my expenses ; those I doubt not they will discharge, and that is all I desire." In a letter to his wife, announcing his appointment, dated Philadelphia, June 18, 1775, Washington...
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Life of George Washington, Volume 1

Washington Irving - United States - 1855 - 484 pages
...happiness, I do not wish to make any profit of it. I will keep an exact account of my expenses. Those, I doubt not, they will discharge, and that is all I desire." " There is something charming to me in the conduct of Washington," writes Adams to a friend ; " a gentleman...
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A NEW CHAPTER IN THE EARLY LIFE OF WASHINGTON, IN CONNECTION WITH THE ...

JOHN PICKELL - 1856
...employment, at the expense of my domestic ease and happiness, I do not wish to make any profit from it. I will keep an exact account of my expenses. These...not they will discharge, and that is all I desire. G. December 23, 1783. Mr. PRESIDENT : The events on which my resignation depended having at length...
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