Narrative and Critical History of America: The United States of North America. 1888

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Justin Winsor
Houghton, Mifflin and Company, 1887

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Page 72 - An act for granting and applying certain stamp duties, and other duties, in the British colonies and plantations in America, etc...
Page 712 - I appeal to any white man to say, if ever he entered Logan's cabin hungry, and he gave him not meat; if ever he came cold and naked, and he clothed him not. During the course of the last long and bloody war, Logan remained idle in his cabin, an advocate for peace. Such was my love for the whites, that my countrymen pointed as they passed, and said, 'Logan is the friend of white men.
Page 712 - There runs not a drop of my blood in the veins of any living creature. This called on me for revenge. I have sought it; I have killed many; I have fully glutted my vengeance: for my country I rejoice at the beams of peace. But do not...
Page 239 - House resolved itself into a committee of the whole, and resumed the consideration of the original motion made by the delegates of Virginia, which, being again debated through the day, was carried in the affirmative by the votes of New Hampshire, Connecticut, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, New Jersey, Maryland, Virginia, North Carolina and Georgia.
Page 317 - Burgoyne to march out of their camp with the honors of war ; and the artillery of the intrenchments to the verge of the river, where the old fort stood, where the arms and artillery are to be left. The arms to be piled by word of command from their own officers. II. A free passage to be granted to the army under Lieutenant-general Burgoyne to Great Britain, upon condition of not serving again in North America during the present contest...
Page 295 - The messengers of justice and of wrath await them in the field : and devastation, famine, and every concomitant horror, that a reluctant, but indispensable prosecution of military duty must occasion, will bar the way to their return.
Page 106 - The other side of the question: or, A defence of the liberties of North America. In answer to a late Friendly address to all reasonable Americans, on the subject of our political confusions.
Page 283 - Till of late, I had no doubt in my own mind of defending this place ; nor should I have yet, if the men would do their duty, but this I despair of.
Page 589 - The life of Paul Jones from original documents in the possession of John Henry Sherburne...
Page 219 - An Accurate and Interesting Account of the Hardships and Sufferings of that Band of Heroes who traversed the Wilderness in the Campaign against Quebec in 1775.

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