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" Your honor may depend I will not be surprised, let them come at what hour they will, and this is as much as I can promise; but my best endeavors shall not be wanting to effect more. I doubt not, if you hear I am beaten, but you will hear at the same time... "
The Writings of George Washington: pt. I. Official letters relating to the ... - Page 36
by George Washington, Jared Sparks - 1834
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The Writings of George Washington: pt. I. Official letters relating to the ...

George Washington, Jared Sparks - Presidents - 1834
...the French government f Washington and his soldiers were on the right, and the Indians on the left. upwards of twenty horses. He says, if your Honor has...by Mr. * King, or chief, of the Delaware Indians. t The confederated Indians of the Six Nations were designated by various names. They were usually called...
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The Writings of George Washington: pt.I. Official letters relating to the ...

George Washington - United States - 1834
...went off to1 the fort on Sunday latet,$ I shall expect every hour to be attacked, and by tme- / qual numbers, which I must withstand if there are five...confederated Indians of the Six Nations were designated by Tarious names. They were usually called froquois by the French, AKngoa by the English, Maquas by the...
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pt. I. Official letters relating to the French war, and private letters ...

George Washington - United States - 1847
...here. He has sent your Honor a string of wampum. As these runners went off to the fort on Sunday last,! I shall expect every hour to be attacked, and by unequal...designated by various names. They were usually called Jroqums by the French, JWJngoes by the English, Maquas by the Dutch, and Mengiee by the Indians of...
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Works, Volume 8

Washington Irving - 1857
...let them ccme at what hour they will, and this is as much as I can promise ; but my best endeavors shall not be wanting to effect more. I doubt not,...hear at the same time that we have done our duty in lighting as long as there is a shadow of hope." The fact is, that Washington was in a high state of...
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Life of George Washington, Volume 1

Washington Irving - 1855
...let them come at what hour they will, and this is as much as I can promise ; but my best endeavors shall not be wanting to effect more. I doubt not if...we have done our duty in fighting as long as there is a shadow of hope." The fact is, that Washington was in a high state of military excitement. He was...
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Oliver Goldsmith

Washington Irving - 1859
...suffer ourselves to be driven back. Your honour may depend I will not be surprised, let them corno at what hour they will, and this is as much as I can...we have done our duty in fighting as long as there is a shadow of hope." The fact is, that Washington was in a high state of military excitement. He was...
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LIFE OF GEORGE WASHINGTON

GEO P.PUTNAM - 1860
...this is as * Letter from Virginia. — London Mag., 1754. much ag I can promise; but my best endeavors shall not be wanting to effect more. I doubt not,...we have done our duty in fighting as long as there is a shadow of hope." The fact is, that "Washington was in a high state of military excitement, He...
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Life of George Washington, Volume 13

Washington Irving - 1869
...let them come at what hour they will, and this is as much as I can promise.; but my best endeavors shall not be wanting to effect more. I doubt not, if you hear I am beaten, but yon will hear at the same time that we have done our duty in fighting as long as there is a shadow...
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Works of Washington Irving: Washington

Washington Irving - 1870
...will, nd this is as much as I can promise ; but my est endeavors shall not be wanting to effect more. doubt not, if you hear I am beaten, but you will hear...we have done our duty in fighting as long as there is a shadow of hope." The fact is, that Washington was in a high state of military excitement. He was...
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Soldier and patriot, the story of G. Washington

Frances Mary Owen - 1873 - 255 pages
...Fry, who was lying ill at Wills' Creek. He also wrote to Governor Dinwiddie, saying, " Your honour may depend I will not be surprised, let them come...we have done our duty in fighting as long as there is a shadow of hope." Anxieties came thickly upon the young commander now. Colonel Fry died at Wills'...
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