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" I hope, without vanity, I may be allowed to say, that from long intimacy with these woods, and frequent scouting in them, my men are at least as well acquainted with all the passes and difficulties as any troops that will be employed. "
St. Nicholas - Page 442
1886
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The Writings of George Washington: pt. I. Official letters relating to the ...

George Washington, Jared Sparks - Presidents - 1834
...your interest, most sincerely, with the General, to get my regiment and myself included in the number. If any argument is needed to obtain this favor, I...difficulties, as any troops that will be employed. is to be done with the wagons expected up in our next convoy ? I cannot exactly predict their number,...
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The Writings of George Washington: pt.I. Official letters relating to the ...

George Washington - United States - 1834
...interest,- most sincerely, with the General, to get my regiment and myself included in the number. If any argument is needed to obtain this favor, I...difficulties, as any troops that will be employed. The General directs, that the troops shall be provided with covers to their locks. Where to get them...
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The Writings of George Washington: Life of Washington

George Washington, Jared Sparks - Presidents - 1837
...your interest, most sincerely, with the general, to get myself and my regiment included in the number. If any argument is needed to obtain this favor, I...difficulties, as any troops that will be employed." The request was now complied with. He received General Forbes's orders to march with his regiment ;...
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The Writings of George Washington: Life of Washington

George Washington, Jared Sparks - Presidents - 1837
...your interest, most sincerely, with the general, to get myself and my regiment included in the number. If any argument is needed to obtain this favor, I...difficulties, as any troops that will be employed." The request was now complied with. He received General Forbes's orders to march with his regiment ;...
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The Writings of George Washington: Life of Washington

George Washington, Jared Sparks - Presidents - 1837
...hope without vanity I may be allowed to say, that, from long intimacy with these woods, and 371929B frequent scouting in them, my men are at least as...difficulties, as any troops that will be employed." The request was now complied with. He received General Forbes's orders to march with his regiment ;...
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The Life of George Washington

Jared Sparks - Presidents - 1839 - 562 pages
...your interest, most sincerely, with the General, to get myself and my regiment included in the number. If any argument is needed to obtain this favor, I...difficulties as any troops that will be employed." The request was now complied with. He received General Forbes's orders to march with his regiment ;...
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The Life of George Washington

Jared Sparks - Presidents - 1839 - 562 pages
...your interest, most sincerely, with the General, to get myself and my regiment included in the number. If any argument is needed to obtain this favor, I...difficulties as any troops that will be employed." The request was now complied with. He received General Forbes's orders to march with his regiment ;...
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Works, Volume 8

Washington Irving - 1857
...regiment included in the detachment. " If any argument is needed to obtain this favor," said ho, " I hope, without vanity, I may be allowed to say, that...difficulties as any troops that will be employed." He soon learnt to his surprise, however, that the road to which his men were accustomed, and which had...
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The Life of George Washington

Jared Sparks - Presidents - 1853 - 562 pages
...regiment included in the number. If any argument is needed to obtain this favor, I hope without vanity 1 may be allowed to say, that, from long intimacy with...difficulties as any troops that will be employed." The request was now complied with. He received General Forbes's orders to march with his regiment ;...
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Life of George Washington, Volume 1

Washington Irving - Generals - 1855
...without vanity, I may be allowed to say, that from long intimacy with these woods, and frequent scoutings in them, my men are at least as well acquainted with...difficulties as any troops that will be employed." He soon learned to his surprise, however, that the road to which his men were accustomed, and which had...
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