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" 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. "
History of the American Revolution: With a Preliminary View of the Character ... - Σελίδα 114
των Samuel Farmer Wilson - 1834 - 372 σελίδες
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Francis Bacon, Basil Montagu - 1834
...utmost sincerity, I do not think myself equal to the command I am honoured with. As to pay, I beg leave to assure the Congress, that as no pecuniary consideration...from it. I will keep an exact account of my expenses. These, I doubt not, they will discharge, and that is all I desire." Barrow, Serm. 20. p. 98. No judge...

The Religious Opinions and Character of Washington

Edward Charles M'Guire - 1836 - 414 σελίδες
...sincerity, I do not think myself equal to the command I am honoured with. 'f As to pay, sir, 1 beg leave to assure the Congress that, as no pecuniary consideration...will keep an exact account of my expenses. Those, 1 doubt not, they will discharge ; and that is all 1 desire." In reference to the generosity displayed...

The Religious Opinions and Character of Washington

Edward Charles M'Guire - 1836 - 414 σελίδες
...declare with the utmost sincerity, I do not think myself equal to the command I am honoured with. grass that, as no pecuniary consideration could have tempted...will keep an exact account of my expenses. Those, 1 doubt not, they will discharge ; and that is all 1 desire." In reference to the generosity displayed...

Essays and Selections

Basil Montagu - 1837 - 356 σελίδες
...every power I possess in their service and for support of the glorious cause. As to pay, I beg leave to assure the Congress, that as no pecuniary consideration...from it. I will keep an exact account of my expenses. These, I doubt not, they will discharge, and that is all I desire." — America is free. At the commencement...

Monuments of Washington's patriotism: containing a fac simile of his publick ...

George Washington - 1838
...sincerity, I do not think myself equal to " the command I am honoured with. " As to pay, sir, I beg leave to assure the Congress, " that, as no pecuniary consideration...accept this arduous employment, at the expense of " my domestick ease and happiness, I do not wish to make " any profit from it. I will keep an exact account...

History of the United States, from Their First Settlement as Colonies, to ...

William Grimshaw - 1840 - 326 σελίδες
...sincerity, I do not think myself equal to the command I am honoured with. As tc pay, sir, I beg leave to assure the congress, that, as no pecuniary consideration...profit from it, I will keep an exact account of my disbursements: Uiose, I doubt not, they will discharge, and that is all I desire. " In subordination...

The Life of George Washington: First President of the United States

Samuel George Arnold - 1840 - 228 σελίδες
...sincerity, I do not think myself equal to this command." On the subject of pay, he said ; " I beg leave to assure the congress, that as no pecuniary consideration...arduous employment, at the expense of my domestic care and happiness, so I do not wish to make any profit from it. I will keep an exact account of my...

The Foreign quarterly review [ed. by J.G. Cochrane]., Τόμος 26

John George Cochrane - 1841
...the Congress on their allowance of 500 dollars a month to him as general. '' I beg leave to assure Congress that as no pecuniary consideration could...those I doubt not they will discharge, and that is all 1 desire." It may be safely added of Washington, that he was of that class who have greatness " thrust...

The Foreign Quarterly Review, Τόμοι 26-27

1841
...Congress on their allowance of 500 dollars a month to him as general. "I beg leave to assure (Digress that as no pecuniary consideration could have tempted...at the expense of my domestic ease and happiness, T do not wish to make any . profit from it ; 1 will keep tin exact itccount of my expenses, 'hose I...

Lives of the Presidents of the United States: With Biographical Notices of ...

Robert W. Lincoln - 1842 - 588 σελίδες
...sincerity, I do not think myself equal to the command I am honored with. " As to pay, Sir, I beg leave to assure the Congress that as no pecuniary consideration...exact account of my expenses; those I doubt not they wifcdischarge, and that is all I desire." A special commission was made out for him, and at the same...




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