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" It would have been a less painful circumstance to me to have heard, that, in consequence of your non-compliance with their request, they had burnt my house and laid the plantation in ruins. You ought to have considered yourself as my representative, and... "
Alumni Register - Page 199
1900
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Memorials of Washington and of Mary, His Mother, and Martha, His Wife, from ...

Presidents - 1887 - 362 pages
...carry them refreshments, and " commune with a parcel of plundering scoundrels," as he termed them. "It would have been a less painful circumstance to me to have heard," writes he, " that in consequence of your non-compliance with their request they had burnt my house...
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Memorials of Washington and of Mary, His Mother, and Martha, His Wife, from ...

Presidents - 1887 - 362 pages
...carry them refreshments, and " commune with a parcel of plundering scoundrels," as he termed them. " tt would have been a less painful circumstance to me to have heard," writes he, " that in consequence of your non-compliance with their request they had burnt my house...
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A Popular History of the United States: From the First Discovery ..., Volume 4

United States - 1892
...gives me most concern is, that you should have gone on board the vessels of the enemy and furnished them with refreshments. It would have been a less...circumstance to me to have heard, that in consequence of your non-compliiince with their request, they had burnt my home and laid the plantation in ruins." Lafayette...
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George Washington, Volume 1

Henry Cabot Lodge - Presidents - 1889
...refreshments, and treated them in a conciliatory manner. He meant well but acted ill, and Washington wrote : " It would have been a less painful circumstance to...they had burnt my house and laid the plantation in ruins. You ought to have considered yourself as my representative, and should have reflected on the...
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George Washington: An Historical Biography

Horace Elisha Scudder - Presidents - 1889 - 253 pages
...these words:— " I am very sorry to hear of your loss : I am a little sorry to hear of my own ; but that which gives me most concern is that you should go on hoard the enemy's vessel and furnish them with refreshments. It would have been a less painful circumstance...
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...From Farm House to the White House: The Life of George Washington

1890 - 503 pages
...him as follows : " I am very sorry to hear of your loss ; I am a little sorry to hear of my own ; but that which gives me most concern is, that you should...they had burnt my house and laid the plantation in ruins." In July, 1781, Washington planned an attack upon New York by the combined French and American...
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The Pennsylvania Magazine of History and Biography, Volume 15

Pennsylvania - 1891
...Head-quarters, New Windsor : " I am very sorry to hear of your loss. I am a little sorry to hear of my own ; but that which gives me most concern is, that you should...they had burnt my house and laid the plantation in ruins. You ought to have considered yourself as my representative, and should have reflected on the...
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The Pennsylvania Magazine of History and Biography, Volume 15

Pennsylvania - 1891
...Head-quarters, New Windsor : " I am very sorry to hear of your loss. I am a little sorry to hear of my own ; but that which gives me most concern is, that you should...they had burnt my house and laid the plantation in ruins. You ought to have considered yourself as my representative, and should have reflected on the...
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Itinerary of General Washington from June 15, 1775, to December 23, 1783

1892 - 334 pages
...At New Windsor : " I am very sorry to hear of your loas. I am a little sorry to hear of my own ; but that which gives me most concern is, that you should...they had burnt my house and laid the plantation in ruins. You ought to have considered yourself as my representative, and should have reflected on the...
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Itinerary of General Washington from June 15, 1775, to December 23, 1783

William Spohn Baker - 1892 - 334 pages
...At New Windsor : " I am very sorry to hear of your loss. I am a little sorry to hear of my own ; but that which gives me most concern is, that you should...they had burnt my house and laid the plantation in ruins. You ought to have considered yourself as my representative, and should have reflected on the...
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