Maryland Historical Magazine, Том 2

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William Hand Browne, Louis Henry Dielman
Maryland Historical Society., 1907
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Includes the proceedings of the Society.

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Стр. 334 - I consider it an indispensable duty to close this last act of my official life by commending the interests of our dearest country to the protection of Almighty God, and those who have the superintendence of them to His holy keeping. 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 of public life.
Стр. 334 - Happy in the confirmation of our independence and sovereignty, and pleased with the opportunity afforded the United States of becoming a respectable nation, I resign with satisfaction the appointment I accepted with diffidence ; a diffidence in my abilities to accomplish so arduous a task, which, however, was superseded by a confidence in the rectitude of our cause, the support of the supreme power of the Union, and the patronage of Heaven.
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Стр. 334 - We join you in commending the interests of our dearest country to the protection of Almighty God, beseeching him to dispose the hearts and minds of its citizens to improve the opportunity afforded them of becoming a happy and respectable nation.
Стр. 158 - This picture cannot fail to be shocking to the humane reader, " especially when he is informed, that while those miserable objects " cried in vain for assistance, and actually perished for want of " proper attendance, every ship of war in the fleet could have spared " a couple of surgeons for their relief ; and many young gentlemen " of that profession solicited their captains in vain for leave to go " and administer help to the sick and wounded.
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