A Legacy of Historical Gleanings, Volume 1

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J. Munsell, 1875 - Missions
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Page 314 - Thy spirit, Independence ! let me share, Lord of the lion heart and eagle eye ! Thy steps I follow 'with my bosom bare, Nor heed the storm that howls along the sky.
Page 93 - President of the United States of America. To all who shall see these presents, greeting: Know ye, that reposing special trust and confidence in the...
Page 328 - George Clinton Esquire, Governor of our said State, General and Commander in Chief of all the Militia and Admiral of the Navy...
Page 150 - And the time that he reigned over Israel was forty years; seven years reigned he in Hebron, and thirty and three years reigned he in Jerusalem. 28 And he died in a good old age, full of days, riches, and honour: and Solomon his son reigned in his stead.
Page 491 - If Heaven had but assign'd us To live and die in scenes like this, With some we've left behind us ! As travellers oft look back at eve When eastward darkly going, To gaze upon that light they leave Still faint behind them glowing, — So, when the close of pleasure's day To gloom hath near consign'd us, We turn to catch one fading ray Of joy that's left behind us.
Page 93 - And you are to observe and follow such Orders and Directions from Time to Time, as you shall receive from this or a future Congress...
Page 328 - State, to make returns to the adjutant general of the State, at least once in every year of the militia of the brigade to which he belongs reporting therein the actual situation of the arms, accoutrements and ammunition, of the several corps...
Page 81 - The Commander-in-chief orders the cessation of hostilities, between the United States of America and the King of Great Britain, to be publicly proclaimed to-morrow at twelve at the New Building ; and that the proclamation, which will be communicated herewith, be read to-morrow evening at the head of every regiment and corps of the army ; after which the chaplains with the several brigades will render...
Page 152 - I have the honour to be, with great respect, Sir, Your most obedient servant, PAUL BUSTI, Agent of the Holland Land Company.
Page 81 - ... the chaplains, with the several brigades, will render thanks to Almighty God for all his mercies, particularly for his over-ruling the wrath of man to his own glory, and causing the .rage of war to cease among the nations.

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