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" I consider it an indispensable duty to close this last solemn act of my official life, by commending the interests of our dearest country to the protection of Almighty God, and those who have the superintendence of them to his holy keeping. " Having now... "
The Writings of George Washington: pt. II. Correspondence and miscellaneous ... - Page 505
by George Washington - 1835
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THE HISTORY OF THE RISE, PROGRESS, AND ESTABLISHMENT OF THE INDEPENDENCE OF ...

William Gordon - 1801
...superintendence of them to his holy keeping.. " Having now finished the work assigned me, I retire frffflj the great theatre of action, and bidding an affectionate...this august body, Under. whose orders I have so long here offer my commission, and take my leave of all the e ments of public life." The general was so...
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The Washingtoniana: containing a sketch of the life and death of the late ...

Francis Johnston, William Hamilton - Biography & Autobiography - 1802 - 411 pages
...the work assigned me, I retire from the great theatre of action, and bidding an affectionate farewel to this august body, under whose orders I have so long acted, I here offVr my commission, and take my leave of all the employment* of public life. BOROUGH of LANCASTER,...
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An American Selection of Lessons in Reading and Speaking: Calculated to ...

Noah Webster - Readers - 1804 - 236 pages
...me, I retire from the great theatre of action ; and, bidding an affectionate farewell to this aujvist body, under whose orders i have s>o long acted, I here offer my commission, and take my kave of nil the employments of public life. SINGULAR INSTANCE OF PATRIOTISM. 1. T? DWARD the' Third,...
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The Life of George Washington: Commander in Chief of the American ..., Volume 5

John Marshall, Bushrod Washington - 1805
...interests of our dearest country, to the protection of Almighty God, and those who have the superintendance of them to his holy keeping. " Having now finished...so long acted, I here offer my commission, and take my leave of all the employments of public life." CHAP, xi. After advancing to the chair, and delivering...
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An Essay on the Life of George Washington: Commander in Chief of the ...

Aaron Bancroft - 1807 - 552 pages
...interests of our dearest country, to the protection of Almighty God, and those who have the superintendance of them to his holy keeping. " Having now finished...so long acted, I here offer my commission, and take my leave of all the employments of publick life." Having advanced to the chair and delivered the President...
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Life of George Washington: Commander in Chief of the American Army Through ...

Aaron Bancroft - 1808 - 560 pages
...the work assigned me, I retire from the great theatre of action, and bidding an affectionate farewel 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." Having advanced to the chair and delivered the President...
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An American Selection of Lessons in Reading and Speaking: Calculated to ...

Noah Webster - Readers - 1814 - 230 pages
...work assigned me, I retire from the great theatre of action ; and, bidding an affectionate farewel 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. Dec. 23, 1783. G. WASHINGTON. XIII. SINGULAR INSTANCE...
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The Biography of the Principal American Military and Naval Heroes ...

Thomas Wilson - United States - 1817
...retire from the great theatre of action, and bidding an affectionate farewel to this august body, iinder whose orders I have so long acted, I here offer my commission, and take my leave of all the em«ployments of public Jife."^ To this the President returned the following answer...
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History of North America

John Talbot - North America - 1820 - 4 pages
...an indispensable duty, to close this last act of my official life by commending the interests of oar dearest country to the protection of Almighty God,...so long acted, I here offer my commission, and take my leave of all the employments of public life." After advancing to the chair, and delivering his commission...
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The North American Review, Volume 7; Volume 13

Jared Sparks, Edward Everett, James Russell Lowell, Henry Cabot Lodge - North American review and miscellaneous journal - 1821
...favorable notice and patronage of Congress. ' " I consider it as an indispensable duty, to close this last act of my official life by commending the interests...so long acted, I here offer my commission, and take my leave of all the employments of public life." ' Having spoken thus, he advanced to the chair of...
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