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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... "
Collections of the Maine Historical Society. [1st Ser.̈ - Page 21
by Maine Historical Society - 1890
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A History of the American Revolution: Comprehending All the Principal Events ...

Paul Allen, John Neal, Tobias Watkins - United States - 1822
...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 that is all I desire." It is a remarkable fact, that the unanimous voice of the Congress should have fixed upon a man, who...
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Journals of the American Congress from 1774-1788: in four volumes

United States. Continental Congress, United States. Continental Congress. Committee of the States - United States - 1823
...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 that is all I desire." Resolved, That a committee be appointed to draught a commission and instructions for the general. The...
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A History of the United States of America

Charles Augustus Goodrich - United States - 1824 - 400 pages
...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 that is all I desire."* A special commission was drawn up and presented to him, as commander in chief of the American forces...
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The Works of Francis Bacon: Lord Chancellor of England

Francis Bacon - 1834
...employment, at the expense of my domestic ease and happiness, I do not wish to make any profit from it. I will keep an exact account of my expenses. These,...not, they will discharge, and that is all I desire." Barrow, Serra. 20. p. 98. No judge should intrude himself into the office, or assume a judicial power...
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A history of the United States of America: on a plan adopted to the capacity ...

Charles Augustus Goodrich - United States - 1827 - 316 pages
...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 that is all I desire."* A special commission was drawn up and presented to him, as commander in chief of the American forces...
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A political and civil history of the United States of America: from the year ...

Timothy Pitkin - United States - 1828
...employment, at the expense of my domestic ease and happiness, I do not wish to make any profit from it. I will keep an exact account of my expenses. These...not, they will discharge, and that is all I desire." Having thus placed one of their own body, a gentleman of ample fortune, and great distinction, in a...
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Interesting Events in the History of the United States: Being a Selection of ...

John Warner Barber - United States - 1828 - 220 pages
...I do not wish to make any profit from it. 1 will keep an exact account of my disbursements ; those, I doubt not, they will discharge, and that is all I desire." — Grimshaw's Hist. US who dared not stay, on account of their attachment to the British cause. General...
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Lives of the Signers to the Declaration of Independence

Charles Augustus Goodrich - 1829 - 460 pages
...employment, at the expense of my domestic ease and happiness, I do not wish to make any profit from it; I will keep an exact account of my expenses. These,...not, they will discharge, and that is all I desire." During the winter of 1776, the subject of a DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE, occupied the attention of...
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A Universal History of the United States of America: Embracing the Whole ...

Citizen of the United States - United States - 1829 - 456 pages
...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 that is all I desire." On presenting this special commission to Gen. Washington, a resolution was unanimously adopted, that...
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A History of the United States of America: On a Plan Adapted to the Capacity ...

Charles Augustus Goodrich - United States - 1832 - 316 pages
...happiness, I do not wish to make any profit frui.i it. 1 will keep an exact account of my expenses. Those I doubt not they will discharge, and that is all I desire."* .4 special commission was drawn up and presented to him, its commander in chief of the American forces;...
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