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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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...sincerity, I do not think myself equal to the command I am honoured with. As to pay, air, I beg leave to assure the congress, that, as no pecuniary consideration...wish to make any profit from it. I will keep an exact ac count of my disbursemer's ; those, I doubt not, they will discharge, and that ia all I desire."...

The Illustrated Life of Washington: Giving an Account of His Early ...

J. T. Headley - 1860 - 528 σελίδες
...Referring to the salary of $6,000 a year, which had be«n voted him, he said — " I beg leave to assure Congress that, as no pecuniary consideration could...domestic ease and happiness, I do not wish to make anj profit from it. I will keep an exact account of my ex penses ; these, I doubt not, they will discharge,...

THE ILLUSTRATED LIFE OF WASHINGTON.

HON. J. Y. HEADLEY - 1860
...Referring to the salary of $6,000 a year, which had been voted him, he said — " I beg leave to assure Congress that, as no pecuniary consideration could...domestic ease and happiness, I do not wish to make anj profit from it. 1 will keep an exact account of my ex penses ; these, I doubt not, they will discharge,...

Washington Day Entertainments: Recitations, Plays, Dialogues, Drills ...

Joseph Charles Sindelar - 1910 - 178 σελίδες
...And later, in referring to the salary of $6,000.00 which had been tendered him, he said: "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." FIRST SOLDIER : That has the right...

The Siege of Boston

Allen French - 1911 - 450 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...from it. I will keep an exact account of my expenses. These, I doubt not, they will discharge ; and that is all I desire." l As soon as he could settle his...

A Study of Greatness in Men

Josephus Nelson Larned - 1911 - 303 σελίδες
...utmost sincerity, I do not think myself equal to the command I am honored with. As to pay, I beg leave to assure the Congress that, as no pecuniary consideration...ease and happiness, I do not wish to make any profit on it. I will keep an exact account of my expenses. Those, I doubt not, they will discharge, and that...

Every where ..., Τόμοι 29-30

Will Carleton - 1911
...consideration could have tempted me to assume the arduous employment at the expense of my domestic peace and happiness, I do not wish to make any profit from...will keep an exact account of my expenses. Those, I have no doubt, they will discharge, and that is all I desire." The book in which he placed this account...

Great Debates in American History: Colonial rights; the revolution; the ...

Marion Mills Miller - 1913
...sincerity I do not think myself equal to the command I am honored with. "Aa to pay, sir, 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." On the 6th of July Congress declared...

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William Harris Elson, Christine M. Keck - 1919
...sincerity, that I do not think myself equal to the command I am honored with. As to pay, I beg leave to assure the Congress that, as no pecuniary consideration...ease and 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...

The Pennsylvania Magazine of History and Biography, Τόμος 44

1920
...Washington in his address to Congress when accepting this commission said, "As to pay, I beg leave to assure the Congress that, as no pecuniary consideration...ease and 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...




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