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" Sir, I wish you to understand the true principles of the government; I wish them carried out; I ask nothing more... "
The Life of Major-General William H. Harrison, Ninth President of the United ... - Page 372
by Henry Montgomery - 1852 - 465 pages
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The cruet stand, select pieces of prose and poetry, Volume 1

C. Gough - 1853
...soul to God, and my daughter to my country." — Jefferson. " IT is the last of earth." — JL Mams. " I WISH you to understand the true principles of the...— I wish them carried out — I ask nothing more." — Harrison. " I HAYE endeavoured to do my duty." — Taylor. " A DYING man can do nothing easy."...
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The Life of Major-General William H. Harrison ...

Henry Montgomery - 1853 - 465 pages
...his last. His last words were, as heard by Dr. "Worthington, one of his consulting physicians : Sir, I wish you to understand the true principles of the...government. I wish them carried out. I ask nothing more." Thus died General William Henry Harrison, the ninth President of the United States, at the age of sixty-eight...
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Pictorial History of America: From the Earliest Times to the Close ..., Volume 2

John Frost - United States - 1853
...the 4th of April, at the age of sixty -eight. His last words were, "Sir, I wish you to understand the principles of the government ; I wish them carried out; I ask nothing more." They appeared to be intended for the Vice President, although he was not in the room. " So brief had...
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Bronchitis and kindred diseases

William Whitty Hall - 1854 - 382 pages
...well." — Washington. " Independence for ever." — Adams. " It is the last of earth." — JQ Adams. " I wish you to understand the true principles of the...government. I wish them carried out. I ask nothing more." — Harrison. " I have endeavored to do my duty." — Gen. Taylor. "Doctor, I am dying very hard, it...
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The Life of Horace Greeley, Editor of the New York Tribune

James Parton - Journalists - 1855 - 442 pages
...Raymond. Under its heading, the new paper bore, as a motto, the dying words of Harrison : " I DESIRE YOU TO UNDERSTAND THE TRUE PRINCIPLES OF THE GOVERNMENT. I WISH THEM CARRIED OUT. I ASK NOTHING MORE." The omens were not propitious. The appallingly sudden death of General Harrison, the President of so...
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The Presidents of the United States: From Washington to Pierce, Comprising ...

John Frost - Presidents - 1855 - 455 pages
...sixty-eight years. The last words he was heard to speak were as follows : " Sir, I wish you to understand the principles of the government. I wish them carried out. I ask nothing more." He fancied he was addressing his successor. At the announcement of the death of the President, grief...
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PICTORIAL HISTORY OF AMERICA,

JOHN FROST, LL.D. - 1857
...the 4th of April, at the age of sixty-eight. His last words were, "Sir, I wish you to understand the principles of the government; I wish them carried out; I ask nothing more." They appeared to be intended for the Vice President, although he was not in the room. " So brief had...
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A History of the United States: For Families and Libraries

Benson John Lossing - United States - 1857 - 672 pages
...(thinking he was addressing his successor in office): "Sir, I wish you to understand the principies of the government. I wish them carried out. I ask nothing more." 1 Daniel Webster, Secretary of State; Thomas Ewinp, Secretary of the Treasury; John BeD, Secretary...
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history of the united states

benson j. losssing - 1859
...words were (thinking he was addressing his successor in office) : " Sir, I wish you to understand the principles of the government. I wish them carried out. I ask nothing more." counselors was known, prosperity was half restored, for confidence was reenthroned in the commercial...
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Gleanings from the Harvest Fields of Literature: A Melange of Excerpta ...

Charles Carroll Bombaugh - Literature - 1860 - 527 pages
...and my danghter to my country. JQ Adams. — This is the last of earth. I am content. Harrison. — I wish you to understand the true principles of the...Government. I wish them carried out. I ask nothing more. Taylor. — I have endeavored to do my duty. Danicl Webster. — I still live. THE LAST PRAYER OP MARY,...
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