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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... "
Collections of the Maine Historical Society. [1st Ser.̈ - Page 21
by Maine Historical Society - 1890
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The Works of Washington Irving

Washington Irving - 1859
...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." Four major-generals were to be appointed. Among those specified were General Charles Lee and General...
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history of the united states

benson j. losssing - 1859
...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." 4 Page 232. 1775.] 239 fourteen thousand strong at the close of the year, extended from Roxbury on...
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American eloquence: a collection of speeches and addresses, by the most ...

Frank Moore - Speeches, addresses, etc., American - 1859
...happiness, I do not wish to make any profit from It I will keep an exact account of my expenses. Those, {: g - IC 6 I ~ K r撙Kǡ[ 닱 L=̬ ! o Journal* qf Congre*», 1775. * At tba «nd of tbe war, Washington preMBtod u account of hU exPCDMB,...
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The history of the world: comprising a general history, both ..., Volume 2

Samuel Maunder - History - 1860
...employment, at the expense of in y 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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History Of The United States For Families And Libraries

Benson J. Lossing - 1860
...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." * Page 232. FIRST TEAR OF THE WAR FOR INDEPENDENCE. 239 fourteen thousand strong at the close of the...
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A Pictorial History of the United States

Benson John Lossing - 1860
...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." 1. Verse 6, page 189. 'A Artemas Ward, Charles Lee, Philip Pchuyler, and Israel Putnam, major-generals...
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The life and writings of George Washington Doane [ed.] by W.C. Doane

George Washington Doane (bp. of New Jersey.) - 1861
...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.'' He did keep his account strictly ; and that was all he received. From the day, that he took command...
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The farmer boy, and how he became commander-in-chief

Morrison Heady - Statesmen - 1864 - 321 pages
...this employment at the expense of my domestic ease and happiness, I do not wish to make any profit of it. I will keep an exact account of my expenses:...not, they will discharge; and that is all I desire." In a letter to Mrs. Washington, informing her of the great change thus made in his destiny, he deplores...
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Alexander Hamilton and His Contemporaries: Or, The Rise of the American ...

Christopher James Riethmüller - 1864 - 452 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." Washington was now forty-three years of age, tall and handsome, majestic in deportment, and full of...
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Alexander Hamilton and his contemporaries: or, The Rise of the American ...

Christopher James Riethmüller - Biography & Autobiography - 1864 - 452 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." Washington was now forty-three years of age, tall and handsome, majestic in deportment, and full of...
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