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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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Journalism in the United States, from 1690-1872

Frederic Hudson - American newspapers - 1873 - 789 pages
...I'll put a girdle around about the earth in forty minutes. New York Tribune • - - 1841. I desire you to understand the true principles of the government. I wish them carried out. I ask nothing more. Multum in parvo. 739 New York Chroniclt - - 1842. The North American - 1847. The American Pioneer (Monte-...
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Journalism in the United States, from 1690-1872

Frederic Hudson - American newspapers - 1873 - 789 pages
...1840. I'll put a girdle around about the earth in forty minutes. N'cia York Tribune - 1841. I desire you to understand the true principles of the government. I wish them carried out. I ask nothing more. Multum in parvo. 739 New York Chronicle - - 1842. The North American • 1 847. The American Pioneer...
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Gleanings for the Curious from the Harvest Fields of Literature: A Melange ...

Charles Carroll Bombaugh - Literary curiosa - 1874 - 864 pages
...and my daughter 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. — T have endeavored to do my duty. Daniel Webster. — I still live. THE LAST PRAYER OF MARY,...
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GLEANINGS FOR THE CURIOUS FROM THE HARVEST-FIELDS OF LITERATURE

1875
...and my daughter 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. Daniel Webster. — I still live. THE LAST PRAYER OF MARY,...
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A Centennial Edition of the History of the United States: From the Discovery ...

Benson John Lossing - United States - 1876 - 744 pages
...his life in last words were (thinking he was addressing his successor in office): "Sir, I w stand the principles of the government. I wish them carried out. I ask nothing 1 Daniel Webster, Secretary of State ; Thomas Kwing, Secretary of the Tret Secretary of War; George...
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History of the United States of America Under the Constitution: 1831-1847. 1889

James Schouler - United States - 1889
...he seemed to bo enjoining upon another the trust which slipped from his ghostly grasp: "Sir, I \vish you to understand the true principles of the government...wish them carried out ; I ask nothing more."* This was the first time that death had invaded the White House or smote the chief of the people, and so...
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A History of the United States: From the Discovery of the American Continent ...

Benson John Lossing - United States - 1881 - 754 pages
...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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Wisconsin Journal of Education, Volume 12

Education - 1882
...grave." — Burns. " I resign my soul to God and my daughter to my country." — Thomas Jefferson. "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." — Taylor. "You spoke of a refreshment, my Emilie....
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Life and Public Services of Hon. James G. Blaine: The Brilliant Orator and ...

Henry J. Ramsdell - Presidents - 1884 - 678 pages
...conscious of his approaching end, he were addressing his successor, " I wish you to understand the principles of the Government. I wish them carried out. I ask nothing more." 440 The sudden and unexpected death of President Harrison threw the whole country into mourning. Much...
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Lives of Poor Boys who Became Famous

Sarah Knowles Bolton - Biography - 1885 - 367 pages
...1841, a new paper, the " New York Tribune," with the d3'ing words of Harrison as its motto : "I desire you to understand the true principles of the government. I wish them carried out. I ask nothing more." The paper had scarcely any money for its foundation, — only a thousand dollars loaned by a friend,...
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