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" As to pay, Sir, I beg leave to assure the Congress, that, as no pecuniary consideration could have tempted me to accept this arduous employment, at the expense of my domestic ease and happiness, I do not wish to make any profit from it. I will keep an... "
Alexander Hamilton and His Contemporaries: Or, The Rise of the American ... - Page 19
1864 - 452 pages
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The Edinburgh magazine, or Literary miscellany

1787
...accept this arduous employment, at the expence of -• my domeiric eafe and happinefs, fo I do not wilh to make any profit of it : I will keep an exact account of my expences Thefe, I doubt not, they will difcharge ; and that ii all I dcf.re." IREI, 1 N D. Sir John...
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Washington's political legacies: To which is annexed an appendix, containing ...

George Washington, J. M. Williams - United States - 1800 - 208 pages
...to the command I am honoured with. " WITH respect to pay, sir, I must beg leave to assure Congress, that as no pecuniary consideration could have tempted me to accept this arduous employment, at the expence of my domestic ease and happiness, I do not wish to make any profit from it. I will keep an...
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The History of the Discovery and Settlement: To the Present Time, of North ...

William Fordyce Mavor - America - 1804 - 383 pages
..." As to pay, sir, 1 beg leave to assure the congress, that as no pecuniary consideration could h^ve tempted me to accept this arduous employment, at the...ease and happiness, I do not wish to make any profit from it. I will keep an exact account of my expenses. Those, I doubt not, they will discharge, and...
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Universal history, ancient and modern: from the earliest records ..., Volume 24

William Fordyce Mavor - World history - 1805
...employment, at the expense of my domestic ease and happiness, I do not wish to make any profit from it. 1 will keep an exact account of my expenses. Those, I doubt not, they will discharge, and that it all I desire," faring', in their passage through the wilderness, every hardship, as well as the...
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The history of the discovery and settlement: to the present time, of North ...

William Fordyce Mavor - America - 1806 - 458 pages
...and designed to push his victories to Quebec. " As to pay, sir, I beg leave to assure the congress, that as no pecuniary consideration could have tempted...domestic ease and happiness, I do not wish to make any pro6t from it. I will keep an exact account of my exr penses. Those, I doubt not, they will discharge,...
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Universal history, ancient and modern, Volume 24

William Fordyce Mavor - 1806
...and designed to push his victories to Quebec, " As to pay, sir, I beg leave to assure the congress, that as no pecuniary consideration could have tempted...accept this arduous employment, at the expense of ray domestic case and happiness, I do not wish to make any profit from it. I will keep an enact account...
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An Essay on the Life of George Washington: Commander in Chief of the ...

Aaron Bancroft - 1807 - 552 pages
...not think myself equal to the command I am honoured with. I beg leave, Sir, to assure the Congress, that, as no pecuniary consideration could have tempted...accept this arduous employment, at the expense of my domestick ease and happiness, 1 do not wish to make any profit from it. I will keep an exact account...
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Life of George Washington: commander in chief of the American army through ...

Aaron Bancroft - 1808 - 560 pages
...not think myself equal to the command I am honoured with. I beg leave, Sir, to assure the Congress, that, as no pecuniary consideration could have tempted...ease and happiness, I do not wish to make any profit from it. I will keep an exact account of my expenses. These, I doubt not, they will discharge, and...
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The Life of George Washington: First President, and Commander in Chief of ...

John Corry - 1809 - 239 pages
...myself equal to the command I am honoured with. " As to my pay, sir, I beg leave to assure the Congress, that as no pecuniary consideration could have tempted me to accept this arduous employment, at the expence of my domestic ease and happiness, I do not wish to make any profit from it. I will keep an...
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The Life of George Washington: Commander in Chief of the Armies of the ...

David Ramsay - 1811 - 371 pages
...with. " As to pay, Sir, I beg leave to assure the Confress that as no pecuniary consideration could ave tempted me to accept this arduous employment, at the...ease and happiness, I do not wish to make any profit from it. I will keep an exact account of my expenses ; those I doubt not they will discharge, and thatisallldesire."...
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