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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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A Compilation of the Messages and Papers of the Presidents, Volume 4

United States. President - Presidents - 1897 - 7116 pages
...of the 4th. The last words uttered by the President, as heard by Dr. Worthington, were these: "Sir, I wish you to understand the true principles of the...Government. I wish them carried out. I ask nothing more." THQ MIUvER> MD _ • Attending Physician. FRED. MAY, MD, NW WORTHINGTON, MD, JC HALL, MD, ASHTON ALEXANDER,...
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John Tyler

Kate Havelin - Juvenile Nonfiction - 2005 - 112 pages
...to the White House physician, seem intended for his vice president. Harrison told his doctor, "Sir, I wish you to understand the true principles of the...government. I wish them carried out. I ask nothing more." A lively crowd gathered at the Capitol for Harrison,s inauguration in 1841 . Exactly one month after...
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William Henry Harrison and Other Poems

David R. Slavitt - Poetry - 2006 - 80 pages
...applications, will they never cease?" A Dr. NW Worthington, however, reported that his last words were, "Sir, I wish you to understand the true principles of the...wish them carried out. I ask nothing more." This is an obvious invention. The doctor could see that the door was already open. It remains open. His spirit...
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William H. Harrison

Meg Greene - Juvenile Nonfiction - 2007 - 112 pages
...work with Congress and to listen to the people's wishes. CHAPTER SEVEN THE SHORTEST PRESIDENCY Sir, I wish you to understand the true principles of the...government. I wish them carried out. I ask nothing more. — William Henry Harrison's last words, April 4, 1841 Even without taking a strong stand on major...
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Political and Americana Memorabilia: Heritage Grand Format Auction #625

Heritage-Slater Americana - African Americans - 2005 - 348 pages
...top. Likely unique. Est. 150-200 25632 1841 Death Relic -Last Words of William Henry Harrison "S/r, / wish you to understand the true principles of the...government. I wish them carried out. I ask nothing more." Stated are "The last words of General William Henry Harrison" as carefully written inside an embossed...
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Hawthorne's History of the United States: From the Landing of ..., Volume 3

Julian Hawthorne - United States - 1898
...month. "Sir," said he, addressing some imaginary interlocutor as he lay on the brink of the next world, "I wish you to understand the true principles of the government ; I wish them carried out; I ask no more." His death startled and saddened the nation. He was the first President who had died with...
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