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" Having now finished the work assigned me, I retire from the great theatre of action ; and, bidding an affectionate farewell to this august body, under whose orders I have so long acted, I here offer my commission, and take my leave of all the employments... "
A history of the United States of America - Page 236
by Charles Augustus Goodrich - 1823 - 379 pages
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Journals of the Continental Congress

United States. Continental Congress, United States. Continental Congress. Committee of the States - United States - 1823
...protection of Almighty God, and those who have the, superintendence of them to his holy keeping. Having now finished the work assigned me, I retire from the...great theatre of action, and bidding an affectionate fare well to this august body, under whose orders I have so long acted, 1 here offer my commission,...
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Apr. 1, 1782, to Nov. 1, 1788, inclusive; also, the Journal of the Committee ...

United States. Continental Congress - United States - 1823
...present moment, as worthy of the favorable notice and patronage of Congress. Having now finished t the work assigned me, I retire from the great theatre...of action, and bidding an affectionate farewell to tliis august body, under whose orders I have so long actcJ, 1 here offer my commission, and take my...
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Correspondence Between the Hon. John Adams, Late President of the United ...

John Adams - United States - 1823 - 219 pages
...the same date, Mr. Adams should derange that order, and raise Pinckney and Knox above Hamilton. * " I here offer my commission, and take my leave of all the employments of public life," were hie words. Congress .journal, Dec. 23, 1783. f How distressin g it was to him to...
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Annals of the American Revolution: Or, A Record of the Causes and Events ...

Jedidiah Morse - Indians of North America - 1824 - 450 pages
...protection of Almighty God, and those who have the superintendence of them to his holy keeping. " Having now finished the work assigned me, I retire from the...commission, and take my leave of all the employments of public life." This address being ended, General Washington advanced and delivered his commission into...
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A review of the correspondence between the Hon. John Adams

Timothy Pickering - 1824
...the same date, Mr. Adams should derange that order, and raise Pinckney and Knox above Hamilton. * " I here offer my commission, and take my leave of all the employments of public life," were his words. Congress journal, Dec. 23, 1783. f How distressing it was to him to be...
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A history of the United States of America: from the first discovery to the ...

Charles Augustus Goodrich - History - 1825 - 421 pages
...of action ; and, bidding an affectionate fare* well ti this- august body, under whose orders I hare long acted, I here offer my commission, and take my leave of all the employments of publick life."' Section LXXXV. Upon accepting his commission, congress, through their president, expressed m glowing...
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The American Preceptor

Caleb Bingham - 1825
...and bidding an affection ate farewell to this august body, under whose orders I haveso long acted, 1 here offer my commission, and take my leave of all the employments of public life. G. WASHINGTON. Dec. 23, 1783. SPEECH OF A SCYTHIAN AMBASSADOR TO ALEXANDER. w. HEN the...
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The Biography of the American Military and Naval Heroes, of the ...

United States - 1826
...protection of Almighty God, and those who have the superintendence of them to his hply keeping. "Having now finished the work assigned me, I retire from the...farewell to this august .body,. under whose orders I have so long acted, I here offer my commission, and take my .leave of all the employments of public life."...
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The Life of George Washington, Commander in Chief of the American ..., Volume 2

Aaron Bancroft - United States - 1826
...protection of Almighty God, and those who have the superintendence of them to his holy keeping. " Having now finished the work assigned me, I retire from the...farewell to this august body, under whose orders I have so long acted, I here offer my commission, and take my leave of all the employments of publick life."...
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History of the War of the Independence of the United States of America, Volume 2

Carlo Botta - United States - 1826
...protection of Almighty God, and those who have the superintendence of them, to his holy keeping. Having now finished the work assigned me, I retire from the great theatre of action, and bidding fcn- affectionate farewell to this august body, under whose orders I > -ye „•> long acted, I here...
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