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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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Six thousand illustrations of moral and religious truths

Cyclopaedia - 1885
...my country. WASHINGTON. — It is welL JQ ADAMS. — It is the last of earth. HARBISON. — I wish to understand the true principles of the Government, I wish them carried out. I ask nothing more. PRESIDENT TAYLOB. — I have endeatoored to do my duty. FEFDEIUCK V, OP DENMARK.— There is not a...
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The Letters and Times of the Tylers, Volume 2

Lyon Gardiner Tyler - United States - 1885
...authorities, in 1862. In the Virginia State Library. CHAPTERI. 1841. " Sir. I wish you to understand the principles of the government. I wish them carried out. I ask nothing more."— LAST WORDS OK PHBSIDBNT HAHHISOS. "I will take this occasion It/declare that the conclusions to which...
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Pleasant Hours with Illustrious Men and Women: With Many Personal Reminiscences

Thomas W. Handford - Biography - 1885 - 408 pages
...very last hour of American history : " Sir," said the dving President, " I wish you to understand the principles of the government ; I wish them carried out ; I ask nothing more." Such words as these make us feel that if the life of Harrison had been spared, he would have been in...
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Perley's Reminiscences of Sixty Years in the National Metropolis, Volume 1

Benjamin Perley Poore - History - 1886 - 552 pages
...fancied himself addressing his successor, or some official associate in the Government, he said: ''Sir, I wish you to understand the true principles of the...Government. I wish them carried out. I ask nothing more." " One little month " after President Harrison's inauguration multitudes again assembled to attend his...
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Perley's Reminiscences of Sixty Years in the National Metropolis, Volumes 1-2

Benjamin Perley Poore - United States - 1885
...fancied himself addressing his successor, or some official associate in the Government, he said: "Sir, I wish you to understand the true principles of the...Government. I wish them carried out. I ask nothing more." " One little month " after President Harrison's inauguration multitudes again assembled to attend his...
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Historical Record ...: The Early History of Wyoming Valley and ..., Volumes 1-3

1887
...lust hours are tally described. Mr. Harrison's 1'ist words are prominently displayed: "Sir, I wish yon to understand the true principles of the Government. I wish them carried out. I ask nothing more." He thought he was addressing one of bis official associates, though none were pres sent. This was three...
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The Republic, Or, A History of the United States of America in the ..., Volume 9

John Robert Irelan - Presidents - 1888
...dim and delirious recollection of some real scene which had passed in his Cabinet, he said : ' Sir, I wish you to understand the true principles of the...Government. I wish them carried out. I ask nothing more.' " If his successor, throwing aside every other consideration, will obey this dying injunction, and...
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The Republic, Or, A History of the United States of America in the ..., Volume 9

John Robert Irelan - Presidents - 1888
...dim and delirious recollection of some real scene which had passed in his Cabinet, he said : ' Sir, I wish you to understand the true principles of the...Government. I wish them carried out. I ask nothing more.' " If his successor, throwing aside every other consideration, will obey this dying injunction, and...
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The Great Revolution of 1840

Anthony Banning Norton - Presidents - 1888 - 376 pages
...farmer and patriotic citizen, who sincerely loved the United States, and whose last words on earth were, "I wish you to understand the true principles of the Government. I wish them carried out." AB NORTON. Mt. Vernon, Ohio, October 10, 1888. HARRISON NOMINATED. PROCEEDINGS OF THE WHIG NATIONAL...
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The Great Revolution of 1840

Anthony Banning Norton - Presidents - 1888 - 376 pages
...and patriotic citizen, who sin; cerely loved the United States, and whose last words on earth were, "I wish you to understand the true principles of the Government. I wish them carried out." AB NORTON. * Mt. Vernon, Ohio, October 10, 1888. HARRISON NOMINATED. PROCEEDINGS OF THE WHIG NATIONAL...
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