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" I will raise a thousand men, subsist them at my own expense and march to the relief of Boston," was now ready to make good his word. He began to drill soldiers, and wrote to his brother that, if need be, he would accept the command of the soldiers from... "
George Washington - Seite 73
1895
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Brief Biographies from American History, for the Fifth and Sixth Grades ...

Edna Henry Lee Turpin - 1907 - 299 Seiten
...other colonies sympathized with Massachusetts. In a speech in the House of Burgesses Washington said, " I will raise a thousand men, subsist them at my own expense, and march with them, at their head, for the relief of Boston." George Washington was one of the six Virginia...
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Barnes's Elementary History of the United States Told in Biographies

James Baldwin - 1908 - 360 Seiten
...Virginia. He had already spoken his opinions in the House of Burgesses. " If necessary," he said, " I will raise a thousand men, subsist them at my own expense, and march them to the relief of Boston." The First Continental Congress. — The delegates met at Carpenter's...
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The New International Encyclopæeia, Band 20

Daniel Coit Gilman, Harry Thurston Peck, Frank Moore Colby - 1909
...the sufferings of Boston, resulting from the enforcement of the Boston Port Bill (qv), he exclaimed: "I will raise a thousand men, subsist them at my own expense, and march with them, at their head, for the relief of Boston." He was one of the six Virginia delegates appointed...
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The Siege of Boston

Allen French - 1911 - 450 Seiten
...result of an outbreak, and few were so ready to participate in one. In the Virginia convention he said, "I will raise a thousand men, subsist them at my own expense, and march them to the relief of Boston." No wonder this was designated "the most eloquent speech that ever was...
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The Story-life of Washington: A Life-history in Five Hundred True ..., Band 1

Wayne Whipple - 1911
...man was now warming into action. He "made the most eloquent speech that ever was made," and said, " I will raise a thousand men, subsist them at my own expense, and march them to the relief of Boston. " He was capable, it would seem, of talking to the purpose with some...
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Our Presidents and Their Office: Including Parallel Lives of the Presidents ...

William Estabrook Chancellor - 1912 - 603 Seiten
...mixed. Upon August 1, 1774, he stands right up in meeting at Williamsburg and thus delivers himself, — "I will raise a thousand men, subsist them at my own expense, and march them to the relief of Boston." Truthful history is obliged to record that at this time, Washington...
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Our Presidents and Their Office: Including Parallel Lives of the Presidents ...

William Estabrook Chancellor - 1912 - 603 Seiten
...mixed. Upon August i, 1774, he stands right up in meeting at Williamsburg and thus delivers himself, — "I will raise a thousand men, subsist them at my own expense, and inarch them to the relief of Boston." Truthful history is obliged to record that at this time, Washington...
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American Literature

Roy Bennett Pace - 1915 - 281 Seiten
...sufferings of Boston under the enforcement of the Port Bill were brought out, Washington rose and said : " I will raise a thousand men, subsist them at my own expense, and march with them, at their head, for the relief of Boston." HOUDON'S WASHINGTON. In the rotunda of the State...
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United States History for Young Americans

Matthew Page Andrews - 1916 - 368 Seiten
...Carolina sent 200 barrels of rice to Boston; and George Washington said: "If need be, I will raise one thousand men, subsist them at my own expense, and march to the relief of Boston." TABLET ERECTED TO COMMEMORATE THE "LADIES1 TEA PAHTT" The colonies faced a serious crisis. Virginia...
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Proceedings of the Numismatic and Antiquarian Society of Philadelphia

Numismatic and Antiquarian Society of Philadelphia - 1916
...company. It is he who has just made in the Virginia convention a speech containing the following : "I will raise a thousand men, subsist them at my own expense, and march with them at their head for the relief of Boston." These were his words, and his name is Washington....
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