Public Papers of Governor, Volume 1

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Page 212 - Clinton, in his actual Possession now being by virtue of a Bargain and Sale to him thereof made for ,one whole Year by Indenture, bearing Date the Day next before the Day of the Date of these Presents, and by Force of the Statute for transferring of Uses into Possession, and to his Heirs and Assigns forever...
Page 26 - They nourished up by YOUR indulgence ! They grew by your neglect of them. As soon as you began to care about them, that care was exercised in sending persons to rule them...
Page 63 - But seek ye FIRST the kingdom of God and his righteousness, and all other things shall be added unto you ? Dare you believe this promise or not ? I DARE : and will act accordingly, by God's assistance.
Page 110 - 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 exact account of my expenses. Those, I doubt not, they will discharge; and that is all I desire.
Page 26 - They planted by YOUR care ! No : your oppressions planted them in America. They fled from your tyranny to a then uncultivated, unhospitable country, where they exposed themselves to almost all the hardships to which human nature is liable ; and, among others, to the cruelties of a savage foe, the most subtle, and, I will take...
Page 164 - The disinclination of the individual States to yield competent powers to Congress for the federal government, their unreasonable jealousy of that body and of one another, and the disposition, which seems to pervade each, of being all-wise and allpowerful within itself, will, if there is not a change i1x the system, be our downfall as a nation.
Page 109 - Virginia who was among us, and very well known to all of us ; a gentleman whose skill and experience as an officer, whose independent fortune, great talents, and excellent universal character, would command the approbation of all America, and unite the cordial exertions of all the colonies better than any other person in the Union.
Page 96 - It is earnestly recommended to all officers and soldiers diligently to attend divine service...
Page 98 - Every non-commissioned officer and soldier shall retire to his quarters or tent at the beating of the retreat ; in default of which, he shall be punished according to the nature of his offence.
Page 103 - Any officer or soldier who shall begin, excite, cause, or join in, any mutiny or sedition...

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