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1748

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"Labor to keep alive in your breast that little spark of celestial fire called conscience."


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1750


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George Washington

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[Washington.]

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1751


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1753


"Arbitrary power is most easily established on the ruins of liberty abused to licentiousness."


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1757


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[George Washington.]

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in 1757

George Washington.

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in 1757

Washington at the age of twenty-five.

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in 1757

George Washington notebook as a Virginia colonel

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1760


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Gen. Washington

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1770

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George Washington

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in 1770

G. Washington

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[Washington.]

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1772

in 1772

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in 1772

Washington in 1772.

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Washington in 1772

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1774


"[T]he crisis is arrived when we must assert our rights, or submit to every imposition, that can be heaped upon us, till custom and use shall make us as tame and abject slaves, as the blacks we rule over with such arbitrary sway."


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1775


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[General Washington.]

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in 1775

Washington Generalissime des Americains...

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George Washington, Esqr. General...

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in 1775

Washington at the outposts of Valley Forge

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George Washington, Esqr. General and Commander in Chief of the Continental Army in America.

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George Washington, Esqr. General and Commander in Chief of the Continental Army in America.

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George Washington, Esqr.

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George Washington, Esq...

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in 1775

George Washington Eqer. General en chef de larmee Englo Ameriquaine nomme dictateur par le Congres en Fevrier 1777.

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George Washington

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View at Bauffets Point - Howes head-quarters - Washingtons head-quarters - Place where the British crossed the Bronx - Chattertons Hill from the rail-way station

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General Washington

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General Washington

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General Washington

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in 1775

G. Washington

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G. Washington

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Site of Washingtons birthplace

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in 1775

Arms of Washington

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[Washington]

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in 1775

N.W. view of the mansion of George Washington, Mount Vernon

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in 1775

[Washington at Valley Forge.]

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[Washington as a surveyor.]

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in 1775

[Medallion with profile of Washington.]

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"I am now . . . on a subject, which fills me with inexpressible concern . . . . But as it has been a kind of destiny, that has thrown me upon this service, I shall hope that my undertaking it is designed to answer some good purpose."


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"When we assumed the Soldier, we did not lay aside the Citizen; and we shall most sincerely rejoice with you in the happy hour when the establishment of American Liberty, upon the most firm and solid foundations shall enable us to return to our Private Stations in the bosom of a free, peacefully and happy Country."


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"Every post is honorable in which a man can serve his country."


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"My ardent desire is, and my aim has been . . . to comply strictly with all our engagements foreign and domestic; but to keep the U States free from political connections with every other Country. To see that they may be independent of all, and under the influence of none. In a word, I want an American character, that the powers of Europe may be convinced we act for ourselves and not for others; this, in my judgment, is the only way to be respected abroad and happy at home."


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1776


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Washington taking leave of his officers

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in 1776

Washington Crossing the Delaware

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in 1776

Washington at Monmouth

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Gift of William H. Huntington 1883

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"To form a new Government, requires infinite care, and unbounded attention; for if the foundation is badly laid the superstructure must be bad."


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"We have therefore to resolve to conquer or die: Our won Countrys Honor, all call upon us for vigorous and manly exertion, and if we now shamefully fail, we shall become infamous to the whole world. Let us therefore rely upon the goodness of the Cause, and the aid of the supreme Being, in whose hands Victory is, to animate and encourage us to great and noble Actions."


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"Our own Countrys Honor, all call upon us for a vigorous and manly exertion, and if we now shamefully fail, we shall become infamous to the whole world. Let us therefore rely upon the goodness of the Cause, and the aid of the supreme Being, in whose hands Victory is, to animate and encourage us to great and noble Actions - The Eyes of all our Countrymen are now upon us, and we shall have their blessings, and praises, if happily we are the instruments of saving them from the Tyranny mediated again"


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"The hour is fast approaching, on which the Honor and Success of this army, and the safety of our bleeding Country depend. Remember officers and Soldiers, that you are Freemen, fighting for the blessings of Liberty - that slavery will be your portion, and that of your posterity, if you do not acquit yourselves like men."


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"[T]he hour is fast approaching, on which the Honor and Success of this army, and the safety of our bleeding Country depend. Remember officers and Soldiers, that you are Freemen, fighting for the blessings of Liberty - that slavery will be your portion, and that of your posterity, if you do not acquit yourselves like men."


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Washington Crossing the Delaware Decr. 24th 1776

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1777

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George Washington, Eqer, Général en chef de lArmée Anglo-Ameriquaine nomé Dictatuer par le Congrès en février 1777.

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Gift of William H. Huntington 1883

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"We should never despair, our Situation before has been unpromising and has changed for the better, so I trust, it will again. If new difficulties arise, we must only put forth new Exertions and proportion our Efforts to the exigency of the times."


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The Marquis de Lafayette first meets George Washington

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1778

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Washington (Georges)

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Le general Washington

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Washington, Sacred to Memory

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His excellency General Washington Commander in Chief of the Forces of the united States of North America &c.

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Washington at Valley Forge

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George Washington Esqr.

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George Washington

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"The Hand of providence has been so conspicuous in all this, that he must be worse than an infidel that lacks faith, and more than wicked, that has not gratitude enough to acknowledge his obligations."


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"[I]t is a maxim, founded upon the universal experience of mankind, that no nation is to be trusted farther than it is bound by its interest; and no prudent statesman or politician will venture to depart from it."


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John Ward Dunsmore's depiction of Lafayette (right) and Washington at Valley Forge

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1779

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Gift of Collis P. Huntington 1897

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"Our conflict is not likely to cease so soon as every good man would wish. The measure of iniquity is not yet filled; and unless we can return a little more to first principles, and act a little more upon patriotic ground, I do not know when it will?or?what may be the issue of the contest. Speculation?peculation?engrossing?forestalling?with all their concomitants, afford too many melancholy proofs of the decay of public virtue; and too glaring instances of its being the interest and desire of too"


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"Our cause is noble; it is the cause of mankind!"


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"The best and only safe road to honor, glory, and true dignity is justice."


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1780


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George Washington, Commander in Chief of ye armies of ye United States of America.

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George Washington

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General Washington Late President of the United States of [America]

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G. Washington, né en Virginie année 1733, Commendant en Chef des armées et Président du Congrès dAmérique.

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1781

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The British surrendering their arms to Gen: Washington. 1781

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1782

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Purchase Lila Acheson Wallace Gift 2006

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1783

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Mount Vernon, Virginia, the seat of the late Genl. G. Washington

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Washingtons grand entry into New York, Nov. 25th, 1783. Scene junction 3d Ave. and the Bowery

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-430064

in 1783

His excellency General Washington, commander in chief of the forces of the United States of North America.

-429778
1
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1
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-429778

in 1783

[Bust of Washington.]

-429520
1
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1
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in 1783

George Washington; Martha Washington

-429766
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1
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in 1783

George Washington. President of the United States

-429765
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1
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-429765

in 1783

-429976
1
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1
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-429976

in 1783

George Washington

-429718
1
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1
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in 1783

General Washington.

-429692
1
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-429692

in 1783

G. Washington

-429655
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-429655
1
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-429655

in 1783

G. Washington

-429654
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-429654

in 1783

Residence of Washington in High Street, Philada.

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-429875

in 1783

[Washington]

-429612
1
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1
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-429612

in 1783

[Washington.]

-429608
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1
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-429608

in 1783

[Washington.]

-429607
1
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1
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-429607

in 1783

[Washington.]

-429606
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1
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-429606

in 1783

[Portraits of Washington.]

-429575
1
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-429575

with
in 1783

Gift of William H. Huntington 1883

-1003954
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0
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-1003954

with
in 1783

Gift of William H. Huntington 1883

-1003946
0
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-1003946

on 1/1783

George Washington Esqr.

-429726
1
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"And you will, by the dignity of your Conduct, afford occasion for Posterity to say, when speaking of the glorious example you have exhibited to Mankind, had this day been wanting, the World had never seen the last stage of perfection to which human nature is capable of attaining."


-348109
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"Be courteous to all, but intimate with few, and let those few be well tried before you give them your confidence; true friendship is a plant of slow growth, and must undergo and withstand the shocks and adversity before it is entitled to the appellation."


-348582
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"Do not conceive that fine Clothes make fine Men, any more than fine feathers make fine Birds. A plain genteel dress is more admired and obtains more credit than lace and embroidery in the Eyes of the judicious and sensible."


-348577
2
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"Can you then consent to be the only sufferers by this revolution, and retiring from the field, grow old in poverty, wretchedness and contempt? Can you consent to wade through the vile mire of dependency, and owe the miserable remnant of that life to charity, which has hitherto been spent in honor? If you can--GO--and carry with you the jest of tories and scorn of whigs--the ridicule, and what is worse, the pity of the world. Go, starve, and be forgotten!"


-348491
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"Gentlemen, you will permit me to put on my spectacles, for, I have grown not only gray, but almost blind in the service of my country."


-348576
0
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"The Army (considering the irritable state it is in, its suffering and composition) is a dangerous instrument to play with."


-348199
2
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-348199
0
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-348199


"Happy, thrice happy shall they be pronounced hereafter, who have contributed any thing, who have performed the meanest office in erecting this stupendous fabrick of Freedom and Empire on the broad basis of Independency; who have assisted in protecting the rights of humane nature and establishing an Asylum for the poor and oppressed of all nations and religions."


-348705
2
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0
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"It is yet to be decided whether the Revolution must ultimately be considered as a blessing or a curse: a blessing or a curse, not to the present age alone, for with our fate will the destiny of unborn millions be involved."


-348360
2
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0
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0
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-348360


"The foundation of our Empire was not laid in the gloomy age of Ignorance and Superstition, but at an Epocha when the rights of mankind were better understood and more clearly defined, than at any former period, the researches of the human mind, after social happiness, have been carried to a great extent, the Treasures of knowledge, acquired by the labours of Philosophers, Sages and Legislatures, through a long succession of years, are laid open for our use, and their collected wisdom may be happ"


-348014
2
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-348014


"I now make it my earnest prayer, that God would have you, and the State over which you preside, in his holy protection, that he would incline the hearts of the Citizens to cultivate a spirit of subordination and obedience to Government, to entertain a brotherly affection and love for one another, for their fellow Citizens of the United States at large, and particularly for their brethren who have served in the Field, and finally, that he would most graciously be pleased to dispose us all, to do "


-347981
2
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-347981
0
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-347981


"?ill be entirely their own."


-347914
2
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0
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-347914


"[H]onesty will be found on every experiment, to be the best and only true policy; let us then as a Nation be just."


-348545
2
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-348545


"The Citizens of America, placed in the most enviable condition, as the sole Lords and Proprietors of a vast Tract of Continent, comprehending all the various soils and climates of the World, and abounding with all the necessaries and conveniencies of life, are now by the late satisfactory pacification, acknowledged to be possessed of absolute freedom and Independency; They are, from this period, to be considered as the Actors on a most conspicuous Theatre, which seems to be peculiarly designated"


-348017
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-348017


"?assumed its rank among the Nations."


-347911
2
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"It is . . . [the citizens] choice, and depends upon their conduct, whether they will be respectable and prosperous, or contemptable and miserable as a Nation. This is the time of their political probation; this is the moment when the eyes of the World are turned upon them."


-348709
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-348709


"At this auspicious period, the United States came into existence as a Nation; and if their Citizens should not be completely free and happy, the fault will be entirely their own."


-348708
2
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-348708


"The establishment of Civil and Religious Liberty was the Motive which induced me to the Field -- the object is attained -- and it now remains to be my earnest wish & prayer, that the Citizens of the United States could make a wise and virtuous use of the blessings placed before them."


-349115
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-349115


"The bosom of America is open to receive not only the Opulent and respectable Stranger, but the oppressed and persecuted of all Nations and Religions; whom we shall welcome to a participation of all our rights and privileges, if by decency and propriety of conduct they appear to merit the enjoyment."


-348111
2
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-348111


"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 of public life."


-348964
2
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1784


with
in 1784

at Mt. Vernon

751977
2
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1
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751977



"A people . . . who are possessed of the spirit of commerce, who see and who will pursue their advantages may achieve almost anything."


-348431
2
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0
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"The best means of forming a manly, virtuous, and happy people will be found in the right education of youth. Without this foundation, every other means, in my opinion, must fail."


-348581
2
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0
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-348581

1785


in 1785

G. Washington, Generaal der Noord-Americaanen.

-429661
1
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1
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-429661

in 1785

S. E. George Washington.

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1
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in 1785

Wasington, Généralissime des Etats unis de LAmerique.

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"The scheme, my dear Marqs. which you propose as a precedent, to encourage the emancipation of the black people of this Country from that state of Bondage in wch. they are held, is a striking evidence of the benevolence of your Heart. I shall be happy to join you in so laudable a work."


-348256
2
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"I have always considered marriage as the most interesting event of ones life, the foundation of happiness or misery."


-348967
2
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-348967


"[L]et the poor the needy and oppressed of the Earth, and those who want Land, resort to the fertile plains of our western country, the second land of Promise, and there dwell in peace, fulfilling the first and great commandment."


-349030
2
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-349030


"Democratical States must always feel before they can see: it is this that makes their Governments slow, but the people will be right at last."


-349027
2
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-349027


"Jealousy, and local policy mix too much in all our public councils for the good government of the Union. In a words, the confederation appears to me to be little more than a shadow without the substance . . . ."


-348330
2
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"We are either a United people, or we are not. If the former, let us, in all maters of general concern act as a nation, which have national objects to promote, and a national character to support. If we are not, let us no longer act a farce by pretending to it."


-349180
2
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-349180

1786


"[T]here is not a man living who wishes more sincerely than I do, to see a plan adopted for the abolition of it."


-348492
2
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-348492


"[Y]our late purchase of an estate in the colony of Cayenne, with a view to emancipating the slaves on it, is a generous and noble proof of your humanity. Would to God a like spirit would diffuse itself generally into the minds of the people of this country; but I despair of seeing it."


-348430
2
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"[T]he foundation of a great Empire is laid, and I please myself with a persuasion, that Providence will not leave its work imperfect."


-348075
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"More permanent and genuine happiness is to be found in the sequestered walks of connubial life than in the giddy rounds of promiscuous pleasure."


-348429
2
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"We must take human nature as we find it, perfection falls not to the share of mortals."


-348575
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"No morn ever dawned more favorable than ours did; and no day was every more clouded than the present! Wisdom, and good examples are necessary at this time to rescue the political machine from the impending storm."


-348254
2
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-348254

1787


with
in 1787

-1371975
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-1371975



"It is too probable that no plan we propose will be adopted. Perhaps another dreadful conflict is to be sustained. If, to please the people, we offer what we ourselves disprove, how can we afterwards defend our work? Let us raise a standard to which the wise and the honest can repair. The event is in the hand of God."


-349029
2
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-349029


"[M]y wish is, that the Convention may adopt no temporizing expedient, but probe the defects of the Constitution [i.e., the Articles of Confederation] to the bottom, and provide radical cures."


-349208
2
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"The business being thus closed . . . dined together and took a cordial leave of each other After which I returned to my lodgings, did some business with and received the papers from the secretary of the Convention, and retired to meditate on the momentous work which had been executed."


-348668
2
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"Speak seldom, but to important subjects, except such as particularly relate to your constituents, and, in the former case, make yourself perfectly master of the subject."


-348432
2
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0
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1788

in 1788

" Now you are well served for coming to fight in favour of the American Rebels, all the way across the Atlantic Ocean, by catching that terrible Contagion — domestic felicity — which like the small pox or the plague, a man can have only once in his life: because it commonly lasts him (at least with us in America — I don’t know how you manage these matters in France) for his whole life time."

letter congratulating the Marquis de Chastellux on his recent marriage


747854
0
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1
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"It appears to me, then, little short of a miracle, that the Delegates from so many different States . . . should unite in forming a system of national Government, so little liable to well founded objections."


-348329
2
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-348329


"The consciousness of having discharged that duty which we owe to our country is superior to all other considerations."


-348113
3
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"Liberty, when it begins to take root, is a plant of rapid growth."


-348110
3
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"Upon the whole I doubt whether the Benefits of opposition to the Constitution opposition to the Constitution will not ultimately be productive of more good than evil; it has called forth, in its defence, abilities which would not perhaps have been otherwise exerted that have thrown a new light upon the science of government, It has given the rights of man a full and fair discussion, and explained them in so clear and forcible a manner, as cannot fail to make a lasting impression."


-349031
2
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"[T]he first transactions of a nation, like those of an individual upon his first entrance into life make the deepest impression, and are to form the leading traits in its character."


-349028
2
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"I had always hoped that this land might become a safe and agreeable asylum to the virtuous and persecuted part of mankind, to whatever nation they might belong."


-349142
2
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-349142


"Next Monday the Convention in Virginia will assemble; we have still good hopes of its adoption here: though by no great plurality of votes. South Carolina has probably decided favourably before this time. The plot thickens fast. A few short weeks will determine the political fate of America for the present generation, and probably produce no small influence on the happiness of society through a long succession of ages to come."


-349140
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"I hope, some day or another, we shall become a storehouse and granary for the world."


-348775
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"No country upon earth ever had it more in its power to attain these blessings than United America. Wondrously strange, then, and much to be regretted indeed would it be, were we to neglect the means and to depart from the road which Providence has pointed us to so plainly; I cannot believe it will ever come to pass."


-349160
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"[T]he great Searcher of human hearts is my witness, that I have no wish, which aspires beyond the humble and happy lot of living and dying a private citizen on my own farm."


-348627
2
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1789

252642
1
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252642


in 1789

721979
3
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721979
1
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721979
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721979

with
in 1789

Bequest of Charles Allen Munn 1924

-1011840
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-1011840

on 1/1789

Genl. George Washington

-429698
1
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-429698


on 3/1789

"For myself the delay [in assuming the office of the President] may be compared with a reprieve; for in confidence I assure you, with the world it would obtain little credit that my movements to the chair of Government will be accompanied by feelings not unlike those of a culprit who is going to the place of his execution: so unwilling am I, in the evening of a life nearly consumed in public cares, to quit a peaceful abode for an Ocean of difficulties, without that competency of political skill, "


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on 4/1789

"I rejoice in a belief that intellectual light will spring up in the dark corners of the earth; that freedom of enquiry will produce liberality of conduct; that mankind will reverse the absurd position that the many were, made for the few; and that they will not continue slaves in one part of the globe, when they can become freemen in another."


-349553
2
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on 4/1789

"No compact among men . . . can be pronounced everlasting and inviolable, and if I may so express myself, that no Wall of words, that no mound of parchment can be so formed as to stand against the sweeping torrent of boundless ambition on the one side, aided by the sapping current of corrupted morals on the other."


-349547
2
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on 4/1789

"The blessed Religion revealed in the word of God will remain an eternal and awful monument to prove that the best Institution may be abused by human depravity; and that they may even, in some instances be made subservient to the vilest purposes. Should, hereafter, those incited by the lust of power and prompted by the Supineness or venality of their Constituents, overleap the known barriers of this Constitution and violate the unalienable rights of humanity: it will only serve to shew, that no c"


-347995
2
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"There exists in the economy and course of nature, an indissoluble union between virtue and happiness; between duty and advantage; between the genuine maxims of an honest and magnanimous policy, and the solid rewards of public prosperity and felicity; since we ought to be no less persuaded that the propitious smiles of Heaven can never be expected on a nation that disregards the eternal rules of order and right, which Heaven itself has ordained."


-349184
2
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"The preservation of the sacred fire of liberty, and the destiny of the republican model of government, are justly considered deeply, perhaps as finally, staked on the experiment entrusted to the hands of the American people."


-349183
2
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"The foundations of our national policy will be laid in the pure and immutable principles of private morality, and the preeminence of free government be exemplified by all the attributes which can win the affections of its citizens, and command the respect of the world."


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"The propitious smiles of Heaven can never be expected on a nation that disregards the eternal rules of order and right, which Heaven itself has ordained."


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"[A] tribute . . . is due to the talents, the rectitude, and the patriotism, which adorn the characters selected to devise and adopt [the Constitution]. In these honorable qualifications I behold the surest pledges that as on one side no local prejudices or attachments no separate views, nor party animosities, will misdirect the comprehensive and equal eye which ought to watch over this great assemblage of communities and interests; so, on another, that the foundation of our national policy will "


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"So help me God."


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"[M]y fervent supplications to that Almighty Being who rules over the universe; who presides in the councils of nations; and whose providential aid can supply every human defect; that his benediction may consecrate to the liberties and happiness of the People of the United States, a Government instituted by themselves for these essential purposes, and may enable every instrument employed in its administration to execute with success the functions allotted to his charge. In tendering this homage t"


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"There exists in the economy and course of nature an indissoluble union between virtue and happiness . . . we ought to be no less persuaded that the propitious smiles of Heaven can never be expected on a nation that disregards the eternal rules of order and right which Heaven itself has ordained."


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"I was summoned by my country, whose voice I can never hear but with veneration and love."


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"No people can be bound to acknowledge and adore the invisible hand, which conducts the Affairs of men more than the People of the United States. Every step, by which they have advanced to the character of an independent nation, seems to have been distinguished by some token of providential agency."


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"[T]he propitious smiles of Heaven, can never be expected on a nation that disregards the eternal rules of order and right, which Heaven itself has ordained."


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