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" I am not worth purchasing; but such as I am, the king of Great Britain is not rich enough to do it. "
Chandler's Encyclopedia: An Epitome of Universal Knowledge ... - Page 1271
edited by - 1898
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APPLETON'S CYCLOPAEDIA OF AMERICAN BIOGRAPHY

JAMES GRANT WILSON - 1888
...offered 10,000, together with any office in the colonies in his majesty's gift. His reply was : *• I am not worth purchasing, but, such as I am, the king of Great Britain is not rich enough to do it." In 1780 he was invested with extraordinary powers, and...
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The American Nation: Its Executive, Legislative, Political ..., Volume 1

James Harrison Kennedy - Presidents - 1888
...remembered by Great Britain, did the negotiation prove effectual. Reed's proud answer to the proposal, was: "I am not worth purchasing, but, such as I am, the king of Great Britain is not rich enough to do it." These offers and hints coming to the knowledge of Congress,...
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Biographical Sketches of the Generals of the Continental Army of the Revolution

Mary Theresa Leiter - Generals - 1889 - 167 pages
...influence in reconciling the two countries. Reed hesitated not one moment, but proudly answered, " I am not worth purchasing, but such as I am, the King of Great Britain is not rich enough to buy me." His military career closed with the battle of Monmouth...
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A Junior Class History of the United States: To which are Added the ...

John Jacob Anderson - United States - 1890 - 307 pages
...terms, offering him ten thonsand pounds for the service; but the patriot, with iionest indignation, replied : "I am not worth purchasing ; but, such as I am, the king of England is not rich enough to buy me ! " * Lee's pride having been wounded by the rebuke which he...
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The Pennsylvania Magazine of History and Biography, Volume 14

Pennsylvania - 1890
...and position, to induce him to exert his influence in behalf of the commissioners, is well known : " I am not worth purchasing' but, such as I am, the King of Great Britain is not rich enough to do it." WEDNESDAY, APRIL 22. At Head-quarters, Valley Forge...
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The Pennsylvania Magazine of History and Biography, Volume 14

Pennsylvania - 1890
...and position, to induce him to exert his influence in behalf of the commissioners, is well known : " I am not worth purchasing) but, such as I am, the King of Great Britain is not rich enough to do it." WEDNESDAY, APRIL 22. At Head-quarters, Valley Forge...
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The American Monthly Magazine, Volume 10

United States - 1897
...10,000 and the highest office in America if he would use his influence to reconcile America and England, replied : " I am not worth purchasing, but such as I am the King of England cannot bay me." SCOTT D. BRECKINRIDGE, " Capital Society," Washington, District of Columbia....
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Itinerary of General Washington from June 15, 1775, to December 23, 1783

William Spohn Baker - 1892 - 334 pages
...and position, to induce him to exert his influence in behalf of the commissioners, is well known : " I am not worth purchasing, but, such as I am, the King of Great Britain is not rich enough to do it." WEDNESDAY, APRIL 22. At Valley Forge : By order of Congress,...
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A Dictionary of American Politics: Comprising Accounts of Political Parties ...

Everit Brown, Albert Strauss - United States - 1892 - 556 pages
...was one of the prominent leaders against Blaine, the Republican candidate, in the campaign of 1884. I am Not Worth Purchasing; but, such as I am, the King of Great Britain is Not Rich Enough to do It. — This was the reply of General Joseph Reed, a member...
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A Dictionary of American Politics: Comprising Accounts of Political Parties ...

Everit Brown, Albert Strauss - Political science - 1892 - 574 pages
...was one of the prominent leaders against Blaine, the Republican candidate, in the campaign of 1884. I am Not Worth Purchasing ;. but, such as I am, the King of Great Britain is Not Rich Enough to do It. — This was the reply of General Joseph Reed, a member...
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