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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
1890
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A History of the United States of America: From the Discovery of the ...

Charles Augustus Goodrich - United States - 1833 - 540 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: A New Edition:

Francis Bacon, Basil Montagu - 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, Serm. 20. p. 98. No judge should intrude himself into the office, or assume a judicial power...
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History of the American revolution: with a preliminary view of the character ...

Samuel Farmer Wilson - United States - 1834 - 372 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." -At the same time, Artemas Ward, Charles Lee, Philip Schuyler, and Israel Putnam, were appointed majors-general...
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The Writings of George Washington: pt. II. Correspondence and miscellaneous ...

George Washington - Presidents - 1834
...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. TO MRS. MARTHA WASHINGTON.* Philadelphia, 18 June, 1775. Mv DEAREST, I am now set down to write to...
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Lives of the Presidents of the United States: With Biographical Notices of ...

Robert W. Lincoln - Presidents - 1836 - 508 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 made out for him, and at the same time an unanimous resolution was adopted...
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Essays and selections

Basil Montagu - 1837
...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." — America is free. At the commencement of Sir Samuel Romilly's exertions to abolish the punishment...
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The Writings of George Washington: Life of Washington

George Washington, Jared Sparks - Presidents - 1837
...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." In a letter to his wife on this occasion, his sentiments are uttered with the same frankness, the same...
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THE WRITTINGS OF GEORGE WASHINGTON, VOL. 1

Jared Sparks - 1837
...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." In a letter to his wife on this occasion, his sentiments are uttered with the same frankness, the same...
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The Writings of George Washington: Life of Washington

George Washington - Presidents - 1837
...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." In a letter to his wife on this occasion, his sentiments are uttered with the same frankness, the same...
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Monuments of Washington's patriotism: containing a fac simile of his publick ...

George Washington - 1838
...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 appoined to draft a Commission and Instructions for the General. The...
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