The Description of the City of New York ...: To which is Prefixed, a Brief Account of Its First Settlement by the Dutch, in the Year 1629; and of the Most Remarkable Events which Have Occurred in Its History, from that to the Present Period
S. Marks, 1827 - 360 páginas
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Página 65 - However superior to me in general knowledge and experience the respectable body of this house may be, yet I claim to know more of America than most of you, having seen and been conversant in that country. The people, I believe, are as truly loyal as any subjects the king has ; but a people jealous of their liberties, and who will vindicate them, if ever they should be violated. But the subject is too delicate ; I will say no more.
Página 66 - ... to both houses of parliament, to procure the repeal of the act for granting and applying certain stamp duties, of all clauses of any other acts of parliament, whereby the jurisdiction of the admiralty is extended as aforesaid, and of the other late acts for the restriction of American commerce.
Página 86 - The evacuation of Ticonderoga and Mount Independence is an event of chagrin and surprise not apprehended, nor within the compass of my reasoning.
Página 288 - The American Bible Society, of which the sole object shall be to encourage a wider circulation of the Holy Scriptures without note or comment.
Página 104 - Filling a glass, he turned to them and said, "with a heart full of love and gratitude, I now take leave of you ; I most devoutly wish that your latter days may be as prosperous and happy, as your former ones have been glorious and honorable.