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" Boston ; where he had been, by request of the general officers, to solicit the speedy return of the fleet. He was sensibly mortified that he was out of action; and, that he might not be out of the way in case of action, he had ridden hence to Boston in... "
Sketches of Newport and Its Vicinity: With Notices Respecting the History ... - Page 212
by Sarah S. Cahoone - 1842 - 213 pages
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The History of the Rise, Progress, and Establishment of the ..., Volume 3

William Gordon - United States - 1788
...croffed. It was about that time when the marquis de la Fayette arrived from Bofton. He was moft fenfibly mortified that he was not in the action. That he might not be out of. the way in cafe of one, he had rode from the ifland to Bofton, near 70 miles diftant, in feven hours, and returned...
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The History of the Rise, Progress, and Establishment of the ..., Volume 2

William Gordon - United States - 1801
...layette arrived from Boston', He ;rC THS KISTORY OF TP [AD nlf. He was most sensibly mortified that b'e was not in the action. That he might not be out of...case of one, he had rode from the island to Boston, near 70 miles distant, in seven hours', and returned in six and a half. He got back time enough to...
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The History of the Rise, Progress, and Establishment of the ..., Volume 2

William Gordon - United States - 1801
...87$ THE KISTORY OF TH? [A. 2). nl|. He was most sensibly mortified that h'e was not in the actin. That he might not be out of the way in case of one, he had rode from the island to Boston, near TO miles distant, in seven hours, and returned in six and a half. He got back time enough to bring...
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Visit to Grand-papa: Or, A Week at Newport

Sarah S. Cahoone - Newport (R.I.) - 1840 - 213 pages
...brought forward and pitched in sight of the enemy, and the whole army employed in fortifying the camp. At the same time the heavy artillery and stores were...out of the way in case of one, he had rode from the inland to Boston, 70 miles in seven hours, and returned in six and a half. He got back in lime to bring...
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Spirit of '76 in Rhode Island: Or, Sketches of the Efforts of the Government ...

Benjamin Cowell - Rhode Island - 1850 - 352 pages
...to solicit the speedy return of the fleet. He was sensibly mortified that he was out of action, and that he might not be out of the way in case of action, he had rode from hence to Boston in seven hours, and returned in six and a half, the distance...
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BATTLES OF THE UNITED STATES,

HENRY B. DAWSON - 1858
...the VOL. L- 56 speedy return of the fleet. He was sensibly mortified that he was out of action; and that he might not be out of the way in case of action, he had rode from hence to Boston in seven hours, and returned in six and a half, the distance...
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THE MILITARY SERVICES AND PUBLIC LIFE OF MAJOR-GENERAL JOHN SULLIVAN

THOMAS C. AMORY - 1868
...to solicit the speedy return of the fleet. He was sensibly mortified that he was out of action; and, that he might not be out of the way in case of action, he had ridden hence to Boston in seven hours, and returned in six and a half, — the distance...
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The Military Services and Public Life of Major-General John Sullivan: Of the ...

Thomas Coffin Amory - 1868 - 320 pages
...to solicit the speedy return of the fleet. He was sensibly mortified that he was out of action; and, that he might not be out of the way in case of action, he had ridden hence to Boston in seven hours, and returned in six and a half, — the distance...
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Our French Allies: Rochambeau and His Army, Lafayette and His Devotion, D ...

Edwin Martin Stone - French - 1884 - 632 pages
...solicit the speedy return of the fleet. He was sensibly mortitted that he was out of action ; and, that he might not be out of the way in case of action, he had ridden hence to Boston in seven hours, and returned in six and a half, — the distance...
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The Marquis de La Fayette in the American Revolution: With Some ..., Volume 1

Charlemagne Tower - United States - 1894
...solicit the speedy return of the fleet. He was sensibly mortified that he was out of action ; and, that he might not be out of the way in case of action, he had ridden hence to Boston in seven hours, and returned in six and a half, — the distance...
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