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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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Pictorial Life of George Washington: Embracing Anecdotes, Illustrative of ...

Horatio Hastings Weld - 1846 - 222 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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An Inquiry Into the Views, Services, Principles, and Influences of ..., Volume 1

Thaddeus Allen - United States - 1847
...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." • ' Resolved, That a committee be appointed to draught a Commission and instructions for the General....
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Pictorial Life of George Washington: Embracing a Complete History of the ...

John Frost - 1847 - 588 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." " Having thus placed one of their own body, a gentleman of ample fortune, and great distinction, in...
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The life of George Washington ....

Aaron Bancroft - 1848
...employment, at the expense of my domestick ease and happiness, I do not wish to make any profit fiom it. I will keep an exact account of my expenses. These,...not, they will discharge, and that is all I desire." Congress, when his commission was executed, UEanimousiyand solemnly resolved, to support him with their...
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The great issue: or, The three presidential candidates; being a brief ...

Oliver Cromwell Gardiner - Campaign literature - 1848 - 176 pages
...employment, at the expense of my domestic ease and happiness, I do not wish to make any profit from it ; / will keep an exact account of my expenses. These I doubt not they will discharge. That is all I desire." Such was George Washington. He saw the great experiment of self-government successful....
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Southern Literary Messenger, Volume 23

1856
...happiness > I do not wish to make any profit of it. I will keep an exact account of my expenses; those, I doubt not, they will discharge, and that is all I desire." Exact in accounts, nice and particular in expenditures, minute in every item of debit and credit ;...
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The Lives of the Presidents of the United States: Embracing a Brief History ...

Benson John Lossing - Presidents - 1848 - 128 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." Evacuation of Boston.—Battle of Long Island. — Capture of Fort Washington. through the eventful...
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The Pictorial Field-book of the Revolution: Or, Illustrations, by ..., Volume 1

United States - 1851
...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 is all I desire." His expressions of distrust in his own ability to perform the duties imposed by the aeeeptanco of the...
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TO THE PEOPLE THE CONGRESS THE PRESIDENT AND THE SUPREME COURTH OF THE ...

W. HICKEY - 1851
...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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The pictorial field-book of the Revolution; or, Illustrations, by pen and ...

Benson John Lossing - 1851
...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." His expressions of distrust in his own ability to perform the duties imposed by the acceptance of the...
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