A Legacy of Historical Gleanings, Volum 1

J. Munsell, 1875

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Side 89 - President of the United States of America. To all who shall see these presents, greeting: Know ye, that reposing special trust and confidence in the...
Side 393 - I am happy to have it in my power to Say that my worthy friend Cap! Lewis is recovering fast, he walked a little to day for the first time, I have discontinued the tent in the hole the ball came out...
Side 409 - The sorrow for the dead is the only sorrow from which we refuse to be divorced. Every other wound we seek to heal — every other affliction to forget; but this wound we consider it a duty to keep open — this affliction we cherish and brood over in solitude.
Side 320 - George Clinton Esquire, Governor of our said State, General and Commander in Chief of all the Militia and Admiral of the Navy...
Side 4 - Twas the night before Christmas, when all through the house Not a creature was stirring, not even a mouse ; The stockings were hung by the chimney with care, In hopes that St. Nicholas soon would be there ; The children were nestled all snug in their beds, While visions of sugarplums danced in their heads...
Side 320 - State, to make returns to the adjutant general of the State, at least once in every year of the militia of the brigade to which he belongs reporting therein the actual situation of the arms, accoutrements and ammunition, of the several corps...
Side 89 - He is, therefore, carefully and diligently to discharge the duty of Captain, by doing and performing all manner of things thereunto belonging. And I do strictly charge and require all officers and soldiers under his command to be obedient to his orders as Captain. And he is to observe and follow such orders and directions, from time...
Side 146 - I have the honour to be, with great respect, Sir, Your most obedient servant, PAUL BUSTI, Agent of the Holland Land Company.
Side 12 - No tongue, says colonel Schuyler, can express the cruelties that were committed. The whole village was instantly in a blaze. Women with child ripped open, and their infants cast into the flames, or dashed against the posts of the doors. Sixty persons perished in the massacre, and twenty-seven were carried into captivity.
Side 142 - The melancholy event which was yesterday announced with doubt, has been rendered but too certain. Our WASHINGTON is no more! the hero, the patriot, and the sage of America; — the man on whom, in times of danger, every eye was turned, and all hopes were placed, — lives now only in his own great actions, and in the hearts of an affectionate and afflicted people.

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