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" The General, before they met in council, asked my private opinion concerning the expedition. I urged him, in the warmest terms I was able, to push forward, if he even did it with a small but chosen band, with such artillery and light stores as were necessary... "
St. Nicholas - Page 437
1886
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The life of George Washington, Volume 2; Volume 272

John Marshall - 1804
...conducting the march, he strenuously, urged the general to leave his heavy artillery and baggage behind with the rear division of the army, to follow by slow and easy marches, and to press forward himself as expeditiously as possible to Fort du Quesne with a chosen body of troops,...
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Penny Cyclopaedia of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful ..., Volume 27

Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1843
...urged him,' wrote Washington, ' in the warmest terms I was able, to push forward, if he even did it with a small but chosen band, with such artillery...light stores as were necessary, leaving the heavy artillerj and baggage to follow with the rear division by slow and easy marches.' This advice prevailed....
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The Writings of George Washington: pt. I. Official letters relating to the ...

George Washington, Jared Sparks - Presidents - 1834
...I believe is now found to be the best means of transporting our provisions and stores to the Ohio." artillery and light stores as were necessary ; leaving...might do safely, while we were advanced in front. As one reason to support this opinion, I urged, that, if we could credit our intelligence, the French...
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The Writings of George Washington: pt. I. Official letters relating to the ...

George Washington, Jared Sparks - Presidents - 1834
...now found to be the best means of transporting our provisions and stores to the Ohio." VOL. II. 1 1 artillery and light stores as were necessary ; leaving...might do safely, while we were advanced in front. As one reason to support this opinion, I urged, that, if we could credit our intelligence, the French...
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The Writings of George Washington: pt.I. Official letters relating to the ...

George Washington - United States - 1834
...I believe is now found to be the best means of transporting our provisions and stores to the Ohio." artillery and light stores as were necessary ; leaving...might do safely, while we were advanced in front. As one reason to support this opinion, I urged, that, if we could credit our intelligence, the French...
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The Writings of George Washington: Life of Washington

George Washington, Jared Sparks - Presidents - 1837
...Washington. " I urged him," said he, " in the warmest terms I was able, to push forward, if he even did it with a small but chosen band, with such artillery...stores as were necessary, leaving the heavy artillery and baggage with the rear division to follow by slow and easy marches, which they might do safely while...
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The Writings of George Washington: Life of Washington

George Washington, Jared Sparks - Presidents - 1837
...Washington. " I urged him," said he, " in the warmest terms I was able, to push forward, if he even did it with a small but chosen band, with such artillery...stores as were necessary, leaving the heavy artillery and baggage with the rear division to follow by slow and easy marches, which they might do safely while...
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The Writings of George Washington: Life of Washington

George Washington, Jared Sparks - Presidents - 1837
...Washington. " I urged him," said he, " in the warmest terms I was able, to push forward, if he even did it with a small but chosen band, with such artillery...stores as were necessary, leaving the heavy artillery and baggage with the rear division to follow by slow and easy marches, which they might do safely while...
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The Writings of George Washington: Life of Washington

George Washington - United States - 1837
...Washington. " I urged him," said he, " in the warmest terms I was able, to push forward, if he even did it with a small but chosen band, with such artillery...stores as were necessary, leaving the heavy artillery and baggage with the rear division to follow by slow and easy marches, which they might do safely while...
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The Life of George Washington

Jared Sparks - Presidents - 1839 - 562 pages
...Washington. " I urged him," said he, " in the warmest terms 1 was able, to push forward, if he even did it with a small but chosen band, with such artillery...stores as were necessary, leaving the heavy artillery and baggage with the rear division to follow by slow and easy marches, which they might do safely while...
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