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" There is something charming to me in the conduct of Washington," writes Adams to a friend, "a gentleman of one of the first fortunes upon the continent, leaving his delicious retirement, his family and friends, sacrificing his ease and hazarding all in... "
American Quarterly Review - Page 431
edited by - 1828
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The Life of Elbridge Gerry: With Contemporary Letters. To the ..., Volume 1

James Trecothick Austin - 1828 - 520 pages
...displayed ; — no powder burned, however. There is something charming to me in the conduct of Washington. A gentleman of one of the first fortunes upon the...of his expenses, and not accept a shilling for pay. The express waits. Adieu. JA MR. S. ADAMS TO MR. GERRY. PHILADELPHIA, JUNE 22, 1775. MY DEAR SIR, Our...
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The Annals of America: From the Discovery by Columbus in the Year ..., Volume 2

Abiel Holmes - America - 1829
...— There is something charming to me in the conduct of Washington. A gentleman of one of the 6rst fortunes upon the continent, leaving his delicious...retirement, his family and friends, sacrificing his case, and hazarding all in the cause of his country ! His views are noble and disinterested. He declared,...
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The Writings of George Washington: pt. II. Correspondence and miscellaneous ...

George Washington, Jared Sparks - Presidents - 1834
...appointment of a commauder-in-chief. " There is something charming to me in the conduct of Washington. A gentleman of one of the first fortunes upon the...his expenses, and not accept a shilling for pay." — Life of Gerry, Vol. I. p. 90. By another part of the same letter it would seem, that Mr. Adams...
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The Writings of George Washington: pt. II. Correspondence and miscellaneous ...

George Washington, Jared Sparks - Presidents - 1834
...appointment of a commander-in-chief. " There is something charming to me in the conduct of Washington. A gentleman of one of the first fortunes upon the...his expenses, and not accept a shilling for pay." — Life of Gerry, Vol. I. p. 90. By another part of the same letter it would seem, that Mr. Adams...
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The Religious Opinions and Character of Washington

Edward Charles M'Guire - 1836 - 414 pages
...Gerry, a few days after the event : — " There is something charming to me in the conduct of Washingon. A gentleman of one of the first fortunes upon the...his expenses, and not accept a shilling for pay." In a letter, dated Valley Forge, 10th April, 1778, and written to the President of Congress, in reference...
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The Monthly review. New and improved ser. New and improved ser, Volume 1

1839
...expresses himself of Washington : — " There is something charming to me in the conduct of Washington. A gentleman of one of the first fortunes upon the...mighty trust, that he would lay before us an exact accouat of his expenses, and not accept a shilling for pay." We select from among the curious and original...
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The History of the United States of North America: From the ..., Volume 4

James Grahame - United States - 1845
...wrote at the time to his friend Elbridge Gerry, of Massachusetts — " in the conduct of Washington. A gentleman of one of the first fortunes upon the...his country. His views are noble and disinterested." " Washington," said General Henry Lee, on learning his death (and all America reechoed the declaration),...
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The Writings of George Washington: pt. II. Correspondence and miscellaneous ...

George Washington - United States - 1847
...appointment of a cpmmander-in-chief. " There is something charming to me in the conduct of Washington. A gentleman of one of the first fortunes upon the...his expenses, and not accept a shilling for pay." — Life of Gerry, Vol. I. p. 90. By another part of the same letter it would seem, that Mr. Adams...
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The Life of General Washington: First President of the United States, Volume 1

George Washington - 1852
...displayed :—no powder burned, however. " There is something charming to me in the conduct of Washington. A gentleman of one of the first fortunes upon the continent, leaving his delicious retirement, his On the 2d of July, General Washington arrived in Cambridge, where his head-quarters were established,...
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THE WRITINGS OF GEORGE WASHINGTON; BEING HIS CORRESPONDENCE, ADDRESSES ...

JARED SPARKS - 1855
...appointment of a commander-in-chief. " There is something charming to me in the conduct of Washington. A gentleman of one of the first fortunes upon the...account of his expenses, and not accept a shilling for pay.'3 — Life of Gerry, Vol. I. p. 90. By another part of the same letter it would seem, that Mr....
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