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Historical Record ...: The Early History of Wyoming Valley and ..., Volúmenes1-3
Vista completa - 1887
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Página 196 - So live, that when thy summons comes, to join The innumerable caravan, that moves To that mysterious realm, where each shall take His chamber in the silent halls of death, Thou go not, like the quarry slave at night, Scourged to his dungeon; but, sustained and soothed By an unfaltering trust, approach thy grave Like one who wraps the drapery of his couch About him, and lies down to pleasant dreams.
Página 202 - We denounce Republican protection as a fraud, a robbery of the great majority of the American people for the benefit of the few. We declare it to be a fundamental principle of the Democratic party that the federal government has no constitutional power to impose and collect tariff duties, except for the purpose of revenue only, and we demand that the collection of such taxes shall be limited to the necessities of the government when honestly and economically administered.
Página 101 - Revolution, for patriotic, historical, and educational purposes; to perpetuate the memory and spirit of the men and women who achieved American Independence; by the acquisition and protection of historical spots and the erection of monuments; by the encouragement of historical research in relation to the Revolution and the publication of its results; by the preservation of documents and relics, and of the records of the individual services of Revolutionary soldiers and patriots, and by the promotion...
Página 209 - There is no state in the Union, and I know not any in the world, in whose early history, if I were a citizen, I could find more of which to be proud, and less that I should wish to blot.
Página 166 - As a ranger I sought the post of danger, and now you ask my life. Let me be tried where prejudice has not prejudged my case. Let my brave rangers, who have stemmed the blast nobly, and never flinched, let them have an equitable trial ; they were my friends in the hour of danger — to desert them now were cowardice ! What remains, is to leave our cause with our God, and our guns.
Página 85 - A supplement to an Act entitled, An Act to authorize the Governor to incorporate a Company for erecting a Bridge over the river Susquebanna at the Borough of Towanda, the seat of justice in the County of Bradford.
Página 109 - ... the Yankees had fought with a determination unusual to them. He pointed out a railway cutting, in which they had made a good stand ; also a field, in the centre of which he had seen a man plant the regimental colors, round which the regiment had fought for some time with much obstinacy ; and when, at last, it was obliged to retreat, the color-bearer retreated last of all, turning around every now and then to shake his fist at the advancing rebels. General Hill said he felt quite sorry when he...
Página 173 - ... People came from, to forbid this proceeding, and tell their Governor plainly that if they do not go away the Indians will turn them off; he added, with a great deal of Warmth, these people cannot pretend Ignorance, and if they Shall then continue on the Lands it will be their own fault if any thing happens, and repeated his Entreaties to the Governor to take every measure in his power to prevent the settlement of those Lands, for it will certainly bring on another Indian war.
Página 85 - ... be lawful for the Governor by letters patent under his hand and the seal of the state, to create and erect the subscribers, and if the said...