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" Lest this declaration should disquiet the minds of our friends and fellow-subjects in any part of the empire, we assure them that we mean not to dissolve that union which has so long and so happily subsisted between us, and which we sincerely wish to... "
The Political Writings of John Dickinson, Esquire: Late President of the ... - Page 42
by John Dickinson - 1801
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Methodist Review, Volume 24

1842
...formerly united both countries." The congress of 1 775 also declare that "we mean not to dissolve the union which has so long and so happily subsisted between...us, and which we sincerely wish to see restored." It was not then on account of any dissatisfaction with the form of the English constitution that the...
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Great Debates in American History: Colonial rights; the revolution; the ...

Marion Mills Miller - Civil rights - 1913
...than to live slaves. Lest this declaration shall disquiet the minds of our friends and fellow subjects in any part of the empire, we assure them that we...wish to see restored. Necessity has not yet driven us to that desperate measure, or induced us to excite any other nation to war against them. "We have not...
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Landmarks of Liberty: The Growth of American Political Ideals as Recorded in ...

Robert Porter St. John, Raymond Lenox Noonan - Speeches, addresses, etc., American - 1920 - 267 pages
...the preservation of our liberties; being with one mind resolved to die freemen than to live slaves. " Lest this declaration should disquiet the minds of...driven us into that desperate measure, or induced us to incite any other nation to war against them. We have not raised armies with ambitious designs of separating...
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Americanization: A School Reader & Speaker

Ellwood Griscom (jr.) - Americanization - 1920 - 255 pages
...the preservation of our liberties; being with one mind resolved to die freemen than to live slaves. friends and fellow-subjects in any part of the empire,...has not yet driven us into that desperate measure, nor induced us to excite any other nation to war against them. We have not raised armies with ambitious...
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Willing Letters and Papers: Edited with a Biographical Essay of Thomas ...

Thomas Willing - Bankers - 1922 - 227 pages
...Continental Congress, 1774-1789, Worthington Chauncey Ford, editor, Washington, 1904, Volume I., page 119. declaration should disquiet the minds of our friends...subsisted between us, and which we sincerely wish to see restored."17 It was Thomas Jefferson who wrote this public document, and it was received with marks...
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Landmarks of Liberty: The Growth of American Political Ideals as Recorded in ...

Robert Porter St. John, Raymond Lenox Noonan - Speeches, addresses, etc., American - 1922 - 340 pages
...the preservation of our liberties; being with one mind resolved to die freemen than to live slaves. " Lest this declaration should disquiet the minds of...mean not to dissolve that union which has so long and 10 happily subsisted between us, and which we sincerely wish to see restored. Necessity has not yet...
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The United States of America ...

David Saville Muzzey - United States - 1922
...to dissolve that union [between England and the colonies] which has so long and so happily existed and which we sincerely wish to see restored. Necessity has not yet driven us to that desperate measure. ... In defence of the freedom which is our birthright we have taken up arms....
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Pennsylvania Archives

1896
...to live slaves. "Lest this declaration should disquiet the minds of our friends and fellow subje;ts In any part of the empire, we assure them that we...mean not to dissolve that union which has so long and ao happily subsisted between us, and which we sincerely wish to see restored. Necessity has not yet...
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The Meaning of Independence: John Adams, George Washington, Thomas Jefferson

Edmund Sears Morgan, Professor Edmund S Morgan - History - 1976 - 85 pages
...began, the second Congress reassured the mother country, in a statement drafted by Thomas Jefferson, "that we mean not to dissolve that union which has so long and so happily subsisted between us." It would almost seem that independence came as an afterthought to the men who had taken up arms against...
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From Loyalist to Founding Father: The Political Odyssey of William Samuel ...

Betsy McCaughey Ross, Elizabeth P. McCaughey - Biography & Autobiography - 1980 - 362 pages
...Yet Dickinson closed with an unequivocal statement of the limited purpose of the Congress's warfare: Lest this declaration should disquiet the minds of...restored. Necessity has not yet driven us into that desparate measure, or induced us to excite any other nation to war against them. We have not raised...
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