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" The house is upon a grand and superb scale, requiring about thirty servants to attend and keep the apartments in proper order, and perform the ordinary business of the house and stables... "
Philp's Washington described: A complete view of the American Capital, and ... - Page 59
edited by - 1861 - 239 pages
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Sketches of the Life, Writings, and Opinions of Thomas Jefferson: With ...

B. L. Rayner - Presidents - 1832 - 556 pages
...runs up to Alexandria is in full view of my window, and I see the vessels as they pass and repass. The house is upon a grand and superb scale, requiring...and perform the ordinary business of the house and stables; an establishment very well proportioned to the President's salary ! The lighting the apartments...
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Letters of Mrs. Adams: The Wife of John Adams, Volume 2

Abigail Adams - Presidents - 1840
...runs up to Alexandria, is in full view of my window, and I see the vessels as they pass and repass. The house is upon a grand and superb scale, requiring...and perform the ordinary business of the house and stables ; an establishment very well proportioned to the President's salary. The lighting the apartments,...
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Letters of Mrs. Adams: The Wife of John Adams, Volume 2

Abigail Adams - Presidents - 1840
...runs up to Alexandria, is in full view of my window, and I see the vessels as they pass and repass. The house is upon a grand and superb scale, requiring...and perform the ordinary business of the house and stables ; an establishment very well proportioned to the President's salary. The lighting the apartments,...
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Letters of Mrs. Adams: The Wife of John Adams, Volume 2

Abigail Adams - Presidents - 1840
...keep the apartments in proper order, and perform the ordinary business of the house and stables ; an establishment very well proportioned to the President's...salary. The lighting the apartments, from the kitchen to parlours and chambers, is a tax indeed ; and the fires we are obliged to keep to secure us from daily...
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Hazard's United States Commercial and Statistical Register, Volume 5

Samuel Hazard - Banks and banking - 1841
...sufficient in. Hi - in proper order, and perform the ordinary business of the house and stables — nn establishment very well proportioned to the President's...from the kitchen to parlors and chambers, is a tax importance to be chronicled with the birth of a child, or the j indeed ; and the lires we are obliged...
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Hazard's United States Commercial and Statistical Register, Volume 5

Samuel Hazard - Banks and banking - 1841
...Holland." " You have guessed right," he replied ; " I did bring it when I came to this country, and ments in proper order, and perform the ordinary business of the house and stables — an establishment very well proper* tioned to the President's salary. The lighting the apartments,...
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Picture of Washington and its vicinity, for 1850, ...: also, the Washington ...

William Quereau Force - Washington (D.C.) - 1850 - 188 pages
...runs up to Alexandria, is in full view of my window and I see the vessels as they pass and repass. The house is upon a grand and superb scale, requiring...and perform the ordinary business of the house and stables ; an establishment very well proportioned to the President's salary. The lighting the apartments,...
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The history of the United States of America, Volume 5

Richard Hildreth - United States - 1851
...those attached to It; but as they are, and scattered as they are, I see no great comfort for them. " The house is upon a grand and superb scale, requiring...and perform the ordinary business of the house and stables : an establishment," she ironically adds, " very well proportioned to the president's salary....
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The History of the United States of America, Volume 5

Richard Hildreth - United States - 1851
...attached to it ; but at they are, and scattered as they are, I see no great comfort for them. " The bouse is upon a grand and superb scale, requiring about...and perform the ordinary business of the house and stables : an establishment," she ironically adds, " very well proportioned to the president's salary....
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THE SEAT OF GOVERNMENT OF THE UNITED STATES

JOSEPH B. VARNUM - 1854
...they are, and scattered as they are, I see no great comfort for them. * * "The house [President's] is upon a grand and superb scale, requiring about...and perform the ordinary business of the house and stables — -an establishment very well proportioned to the President's salary. The lighting the apartments,...
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