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" Having now finished the work assigned me, I retire from the great theatre of action, and bidding an affectionate farewell to this august body, under whose orders I have so long acted, I here offer my commission, and take my leave of all the employments... "
THE REPUBLICAN COURT OF AMERICAN SOCIETY IN THE DAYS OF WASHINGTON. - Página 5
por RUFUS WILMOT GRISWOLD - 1856
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American Presidents: Farewell Messages to the Nation, 1796-2001

Gleaves Whitney - 2003 - 477 páginas
...superintendence of them, to his holy keeping. Having now finished the work assigned me, 1 retire from the great theatre of Action — and bidding an Affectionate...take my leave of all the employments of public life. (Source: National Archives, Washington, DC, Papers of the Continental Congress, item 152) 2. Emphasis...
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There Really Is a Santa Claus: The History of St. Nicholas & Christmas ...

William J. Federer - 2002 - 300 páginas
...pause Washington regained control. "Having now finished the work assigned me, I retire from the great theatre of action; and bidding an affectionate farewell...take my leave of all the employments of public life." Mifflin replied with a brief speech of his own, complimenting Washington on his superb leadership and...
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American History Told by Contemporaries: Building of the Republic ..., Volumen2

Albert Bushnell Hart - 2002 - 676 páginas
...the work assigned me, I retire from the great theatre of action, and bidding an affectionate farewel to this august body, under whose orders I have so...take my leave of all the employments of public life." The general was so powerfully impressed, with the great and interesting scenes that crowded in upon...
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George Washington: Ordinary Man, Extraordinary Leader

Robert Francis Jones - 2002 - 231 páginas
...esp. 466-68; chap. 29 for the trip to Annapolis and for Washington's leave-taking of the C'.ongress. under whose orders I have so long acted, I here offer...take my leave of all the employments of public life." Thomas Mifflin, as president of Congress, accepted the commission and thanked the general, and the...
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Bootmaker to the Nation: The Story of the American Revolution

John Slade - 2002 - 721 páginas
...to the present moment, as worthy of the favorable notice and patronage of Congress. " He concluded, long acted, I here offer my Commission, and take my leave of all the employments of public life. " From an inner pocket of his coat, he took out and unfolded a second piece of paper: the commission...
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George Washington Coloring Book

Peter F. Copeland, Coloring Books - 2003 - 48 páginas
...commission on December 23. He stated, "Having now finished the work assigned me. I retire from the great theatre of Action; and bidding an Affectionate farewell...take my leave of all the employments of public life." Washington then departed for Virginia to rejoin his beloved family and estate at Mount Vernon. Coming...
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History of American Political Thought

Bryan-Paul Frost, Jeffrey Sikkenga - 2003 - 834 páginas
...trusted aides, he bade farewell: "Having now finished the work assigned me, I retire from the great theatre of Action; and bidding an Affectionate farewell...take my leave of all the employments of public life" (W 547-48). Jefferson soon wrote to him: "the moderation & virtue of a single character has probably...
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George Washington Coloring Book

Peter F. Copeland, Coloring Books - 2003 - 48 páginas
...the Treaty of Paris offtcially ended the Revolutionary War and America became an independent nation. bidding an Affectionate farewell to this August body...take my leave of all the employments of public life." Washington then departed for Virginia to rejoin his beloved family and estate at Mount Vernon. 34 Coming...
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George Washington Coloring Book

Peter F. Copeland, Coloring Books - 2003 - 48 páginas
...stated. "Having now ftnished the work assigned me. I retire from the great theatre of Action; and hidding an Affectionate farewell to this August body under...take my leave of all the employments of public life." Washington then departed for Virginia to rejoin his beloved family and estate at Mount Vernon. Coming...
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Washington on Washington

Paul M. Zall
...applause of the world. He could do no more. Having finished the work assigned me, I retire from the great theatre of Action; and bidding an Affectionate farewell...so long acted, I here offer my Commission, and take leave of all the employments of public life.13 SEEKING RETIREMENT 1784-1786 Except for the brief visit...
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