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Bøker Bok 5160 av 192As to pay, Sir, I beg leave to assure the Congress, that, as no pecuniary consideration...
" As to pay, Sir, I beg leave to assure the Congress, that, as no pecuniary consideration could have tempted me to accept this arduous employment, at the expense of my domestic ease and happiness, I do not wish to make any profit from it. I will keep an... "
THE HISTORY OF THE WORLD - Side 452
av SAMUEL MONNUER - 1854
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Monuments of Washington's patriotism: containing a fac simile of his publick ...

George Washington - 1838
...declare, " with the utmost sincerity, I do not think myself equal to " the command I am honoured with. " As to pay, sir, I beg leave to assure the Congress,...accept this arduous employment, at the expense of " my domestick ease and happiness, I do not wish to make " any profit from it. I will keep an exact account...
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The Life of George Washington

Jared Sparks - 1839 - 562 sider
...dollars a month should be allowed for the pay and expenses of the general. On this point he said, " I beg leave to assure the Congress, that, as no pecuniary...from it. I will keep an exact account of my expenses. Those, I doubt not, they will discharge ; and that is all I desire." In a letter to his wife on this...
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The Life of George Washington

Jared Sparks - 1839 - 562 sider
...dollars a month should be allowed for the pay and expenses of the general. On this point he said, " I beg leave to assure the Congress, that, as no pecuniary...from it. I will keep an exact account of my expenses. Those, I doubt not, they will discharge ; and that is all I desire." In a letter to his wife on this...
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History of the United States, from their first settlement as colonies, to ...

William Grimshaw - 1840 - 326 sider
...declare, with. the utmost sincerity, I do not think myself equal to the command I am honoured with. As tc pay, sir, I beg leave to assure the congress, that,...profit from it, I will keep an exact account of my disbursements: Uiose, I doubt not, they will discharge, and that is all I desire. " In subordination...
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The Life of George Washington: First President of the United States

Samuel George Arnold - 1840 - 228 sider
...utmost sincerity, I do not think myself equal to this command." On the subject of pay, he said ; " I beg leave to assure the congress, that as no pecuniary...arduous employment, at the expense of my domestic care and happiness, so I do not wish to make any profit from it. I will keep an exact account of my...
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The Foreign quarterly review [ed. by J.G. Cochrane].

John George Cochrane - 1841
...the Congress on their allowance of 500 dollars a month to him as general. '' I beg leave to assure Congress that as no pecuniary consideration could...from it; I will keep an exact account of my expenses, those I doubt not they will discharge, and that is all 1 desire." It may be safely added of Washington,...
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The Foreign Quarterly Review, Volum 26

1841
...to the Congress on their allowance of 500 dollars a month to him as general. ''I beg leave to assure Congress that as no pecuniary consideration could...from it; I will keep an exact account of my expenses, those I doubt not they will discharge, and that is all I desire." It may be safely added of Washington,...
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The Foreign Quarterly Review, Volumer 26-27

1841
...Congress on their allowance of 500 dollars a month to him as general. "I beg leave to assure (Digress that as no pecuniary consideration could have tempted...at the expense of my domestic ease and happiness, T do not wish to make any . profit from it ; 1 will keep tin exact itccount of my expenses, 'hose I...
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Lives of the Presidents of the United States: With Biographical Notices of ...

Robert W. Lincoln - 1842 - 588 sider
...declare, with the utmost sincerity, I do not think myself equal to the command I am honored with. " As to pay, Sir, I beg leave to assure the Congress...from it. I will keep an exact account of my expenses; those I doubt not they wifcdischarge, and that is all I desire." A special commission was made out...
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Universal history on scriptural principles

Mary Bowley - 1842
...hundred dollars per month had been voted for the pay and expenses of the general, on which he replied, " I beg leave to assure the congress that, as no pecuniary...from it. I will keep an exact account of my expenses. Those, I doubt not, they will discharge, and that is all I desire." Four major-generals, and eight...
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