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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 Centennial Edition of the History of the United States: From the Discovery ...

Benson John Lossing - United States - 1876 - 744 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." 4 Page 232. fourteen thousand strong at the close of the year, extended from Roxbury on the right,...
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Patton's Concise History of the American People: From the Discoveries of the ...

Jacob Harris Patton - United States - 1876 - 1018 pages
...with." Refusing any pay, he continued, " I •will keep an 1775. exact account of my expenses. Those, I doubt not, they will discharge, and that is all I desire." Congress resolved " to maintain and assist, and adhere to him with their lives and fortunes in the...
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Centennial Offering: Republication of the Principles and Acts of the ...

Hezekiah Niles - United States - 1876 - 522 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." GENERAL WASHINGTON'S ADDRESS. TO THE INHABITANTS OF CANADA, 1775. The following address was published...
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THE CENTURY OF INDEPENDENCE

1876
...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/' DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE. IN CONGRESS, TUESDAY, JULY 4, 1776. Agreeably to the order of the day,...
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Maryland's Influence in Founding a National Commonwealth, Or ..., Issues 11-15

Herbert Baxter Adams - Maryland - 1877 - 123 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...I doubt not they will discharge, and that is all I desire."1 Washington's patriotism in the defense of American liberty needs no eulogy. On the twenty-third...
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Our Country

Benson J. Lossing - 1877
...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." Washington was then forty-three years of age. Four major-generals and eight brigadier-generals were...
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Southern Literature from 1579-1895: A Comprehensive Review, with Copious ...

Louise Manly - American literature - 1895 - 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 MILITARY DINNER-PARTY. [Letter to Dr. John Cochran, West Point, ib August, 1779.] Dear Doctor : I...
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George Washington Day by Day

Elizabeth Bryant Johnston - United States - 1895 - 207 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." 1786 General Washington records in his diary : " Began about 10 o'clock to put up the book-press in...
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Southern Literature from 1579-1895: A Comprehensive Review, with Copions ...

Louise Manly - American literature - 1895 - 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. I D I o I A MILITARY DINNER-PARTY. [Letter to Dr. John Cochran, West Point, ib August, 7779.] Dear...
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Miscellanies

Charles Bradlaugh - 1899 - 226 pages
...arduous employment, at the expense of my domestic ease and happiness, I do not wish to make any profit of it. I will keep an exact account of my expenses. These, I doubt not, they will discharge, and this is all I desire." Adams, in a letter written at the moment, praises highly the conduct of Washington,...
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