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" Governor promised me a great many ; but when I came to his country there was not one ready, and we got them at last with a great deal of difficulty. "
Publication Fund Series - Page 211
1885
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The Scots Magazine, Volume 42

English literature - 1780
...crafts arrived ; and they were the only ones then provided. It is true the Indian governor promifed a great many ; but when I came to his country, there was not one ready ; and we got them at laft with a great deal of difficulty. The fuperintendent was entirely deceived by the Indians in the...
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London Magazine: Or, Gentleman's Monthly Intelligencer..., Volume 49

English essays - 1780
...arlivcd, aud they wue the only onrs then B lOTldcd ; provided ; it is true the Indian governor promifed a great many, but when I came to his country there was not one ready, and we got them at laft with a great deal of difficulty. The fuperintendjnt was entirely deceived by the Indiani.in ihe...
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The life of ... Horatio lord viscount Nelson

James Harrison (biographer of Nelson.) - 1806
...crafts arrived, and they were the only ones then provided. It is true, the Indian governor promised a great many : but, when I came to his country, there was not a single one ready; and I got them, at last, with very great difficulty. The superintendant was entirely...
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Journals of ... Kemble, brigadier-general in command of the expedition to ...

Stephen Kemble - New York (N.Y.) - 1885
...received the 20th. of the same month as I entered the River St. John's. I shall ever retain the jnost grateful sense of the sentiments you was therein pleased...craft and men, and still more so in point of time. Capt. Nelson, then of the Hinchinbroke, came up with thirty-four seamen, one serjeant, and twelve marines....
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The Kemble Papers, Volume 17

Stephen Kemble - New York (N.Y.) - 1885
...the tribes came in very soon after. Your Excellency's letters of March 1 ;th. I received the 20th. of the same month as I entered the River St. John's....ready, and we got them at last with a great deal of diff1culty. The Superintendent was entirely deceived by the Indians in the number of the craft and...
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The Edinburgh Magazine, and Literary Miscellany: A New Series of ..., Volume 42

1780
...crafts arrived ; and they were the only ones then provided. It is true the Indian governor promited a great many ; but when I came to his country, there •was not one ready ; and we got them at laß with a great dea! of difficulty. The fuperintendent was entirely deceived by the Indians in the...
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