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Pictorial Life of George Washington: Embracing a Complete History of the ... - Page 319
by John Frost - 1847 - 588 pages
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An Essay on the Life of George Washington: Commander in Chief of the ...

Aaron Bancroft - 1807 - 552 pages
...the following paragraph. " In a letter from General Conway to General Gates, he says,- ' heaven has been determined to save your country ; or a weak General and bad Counsellors would have ruined it ; I am, sir, Sec.' " Neither the letter, nor the information which occasioned it, was ever directly,...
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Life of George Washington: Commander in Chief of the American Army Through ...

Aaron Bancroft - 1808 - 560 pages
...the following paragraph : " In a letter from General Conway to General Gates, he says, ' Heaven has been determined to save your country, or a weak general and bad counsellors would have ruined it; I am, sir, &c.' " Neither the letter, nor the information'which occasioned it, was ever directly, or...
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Life of George Washington: commander in chief of the American army through ...

Aaron Bancroft - 1808 - 560 pages
...informed his aid-de-camp, Major M 'Williams, Jhat General Conway had written thus to you, ' Heaven has been determined to save your country,, or a weak general and bad counsellors would have mined it.' Lord Sterling, from motives of friendship, transmitted the account with this remark. ' The...
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Memoirs of the War in the Southern Department of the United States, Volume 1

Henry Lee - Southern States - 1812
...contained the following paragraph: ' in a letter from general Conway to general Gates he says, Heaven has determined to save your country; or a weak general and bad counsellors would have ruined it.' I am sir, &c." Neither the letter nor the information which occasioned it was ever, directly or indirectly,...
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Biography of the Signers to the Declaration of Independence, Volume 6

John Sanderson - 1827
...Washington to have been " a dangerous incendiary," in which the French officer observed, " heaven has been determined to save your country, or a weak general, and bad counsellors, would have ruined it." At the same time, the legislature of Pennsylvania, chagrined at losing its capital, remonstrated against...
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A Military Journal During the American Revolutionary War, from 1775 to 1783

James Thacher - United States - 1823 - 603 pages
...with General Gates on the subject, and in one of his letters, he thus expresses himself. " Heaven has been determined to save your country, or a weak General and bad counsellors. would have ruined it." He was himself at that time one of the counsellors, against whom he so basely inveighs. Envy and malice...
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The United States Magazine, and Literary and Political ..., Issue 1, Volume 1

1823
...malignant partisan." ' ' The offensive passage in Conway's letter to Gates, was this — Heaven has determined to save your country, or a weak General and bad Counsellors wauldhave ruinedit. . . . We are in possession of various communications, to prove, that the " weak...
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Biography of the Signers to the Declaration of Independence, Volume 6

John Sanderson, Robert Waln, Henry Dilworth Gilpin - 1824
...Washington to have been " a dangerous incendiary," in which the French officer observed, " heaven has been determined to save your country, or a weak general, and bad counsellors, would have ruined it." At the same time, the legislature of Pennsylvania, chagrined at losing its capital, remonstrated against...
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Memoirs of General La Fayette, embracing details of his public and private ...

History - 1825 - 455 pages
...Gen. Gates on the subject, and in • one of his letters, he thus expresses himself. '' Heaven has been determined to save your country, or a weak General and bad counsellors would have ruined it." He was himself at that time, one of the counsellors, against whom he so basely inveighs. Envy and malice...
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American Military Biography: Containing the Lives, Characters, and Aneccotes ...

United States - 1825 - 184 pages
...General Gates on the subject, and in one of his letters, he thus expresses himself : — " Heaven has been determined to save your country, or a weak general and bad counsellors would have ruined it." He was himself at that time one of the counsellors, against whom he so basely in veighs. Envy and malice...
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