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Books Bücher 41 - 45 von 45 in Honored Madam: If it is in my power to avoid going to the Ohio again, I shall; but...
" Honored Madam: If it is in my power to avoid going to the Ohio again, I shall; but if the command is pressed upon me by the general voice of the country, and offered upon such terms as cannot be objected against, it would reflect dishonor on me to refuse... "
George Washington - Seite 85
von Henry Cabot Lodge - 1889
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In the Footsteps of Washington: Pope's Creek to Princeton

Albert Henry Heusser - 1921 - 304 Seiten
...serve, although — as he wrote to his mother in response to her entreaties to risk his life no more — "if it is in my power to avoid going to' the Ohio again, I shall." But the call did come again, and that right quickly. Governor Dinwiddie, yielding to public opinion, shortly...
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George Washington

William Roscoe Thayer - 1922 - 274 Seiten
...the appeals of patriotism. From Mount Vernon, on August 14, 1755, he wrote his mother: HONORED MADAM, If it is in my power to avoid going to the Ohio again,...cannot be objected against, it would reflect dishonor upon me to refuse; and that, I am sure must or ought to give you greater uneasiness, than my going...
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Papers for Program[s], Bände 1-12

United States George Washington Bicentennial Commission - 1931
...he avoid further military duty. He addressed her, as was his custom, "Honored Madam," and wrote : " If it is in my power to avoid going to the Ohio again...cannot be objected against, it would reflect dishonor upon me to refuse; and that; I am sure must or ought to give you greater uneasiness, than my going...
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The Writings of George Washington from the Original Manuscript Sources, 1745 ...

George Washington - 1931
...accordingly. I am Sir, etc. *To MRS. MARY WASHINGTON Mount Vernon, August 14, 1755. Honor'd Madam: If it is in my power to avoid going to the Ohio again, I shall, but if the Command is press'd upon me by the genl. voice of the Country, and offer'd upon such terms as can't be objected...
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George Washington for Kids: His Life and Times With 21 Activities

Brandon Marie Miller - 2007 - 144 Seiten
...believed his military service left him no time for her needs. "Honored Madam:" Washington wrote back, "If the command is pressed upon me by the general voice of the country ... it would reflect . . . dishonor upon me to refuse it, and that, I am sure, must (or ought to) give...
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