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" You talk, my good Sir, of employing influence to appease the present tumults in Massachusetts. I know not where that influence is to be found, or, if attainable, that it would be a proper remedy for the disorders. Influence is not government. Let us have... "
HISTORY OF THE AMERICAN CIVIL WAR. - Page 268
by JOHN WILLIAM DRAPER - 1867
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George Washington

Woodrow Wilson - 1896 - 333 pages
...to Henry Lee, in Congress, "of employing influence to appease the present tumults in Massachusetts. I know not where that influence is to be found, or,...be a proper remedy for the disorders. Influence is no government. Let us have one by which our lives, liberties, and properties will be secured, or let...
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The Minnesota Law Journal, Volume 4

Law - 1896
...scanned the situation more closely than the father of his country, and in writing to Col. Lee he said: "Let us have a government by which our lives, liberties and properties will be secure, or let us know the worst at once. There is a call for decision. Know precisely what the insurgents...
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Washington After the Revolution: 1784-1799

William Spohn Baker - 1897 - 366 pages
...: " You talk, my good Sir, of employing influence to appease the present tumults in Massachusetts. I know not where that influence is to be found, or,...will be secured, or let us know the worst at once." — Washington to Henry Lee. The popular movement in Western Massachusetts in opposition to the constituted...
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Washington After the Revolution: MDCCLXXXIV-MDCCXCIX

William Spohn Baker - 1898 - 416 pages
...: " You talk, my good Sir, of employing influence to appease the present tumults in Massachusetts. I know not where that influence is to be found, or,...will be secured, or let us know the worst at once." — Washington to Henry Lee. The popular movement in Western Massachusetts in opposition to the constituted...
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Washington After the Revolution: MDCCLXXXIV-MDCCXCIX

William Spohn Baker - 1898 - 416 pages
...: " You talk, my good Sir, of employing influence to appease the present tumults in Massachusetts. I know not where that influence is to be found, or,...will be secured, or let us know the worst at once." — Washington to Henry Lee. The popular movement in Western Massachusetts in opposition to the constituted...
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Studies in American History: A Survey of American History Source Extracts

Howard Walter Caldwell - United States - 1898
...1786. You talk, my good Sir, of employing influence to appease the present tumults in Massachusetts. I know not where that influence is to be found, or,...will be secured, or let us know the worst at once. — To Henry Lee, in Congress, 31 October, 1786. Fain would I hope, that the great and most important...
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Miscellanies

Charles Bradlaugh - 1899 - 226 pages
...Vernon: "You talk, my good Sir, of employing influence to appease the present tumults in Massachusetts. I know not where that influence is to be found, or,...will be secured, or let us know the worst at once. There is a call for decision. Know precisely what the insurgents aim at. If they have real grievances,...
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A Yearbook of Colonial Times

United States - 1899 - 250 pages
...Which he can never do that 's slain. BUTLER. February I 1775 A Provincial Congress met at Philadelphia. Let us have a Government, by which our lives, liberties, and properties will be secured. WASHINGTON. February 2 1653 New York City was incorporated as New Amsterdam. Our hearts, our hopes,...
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A Survey of American History: Source Extracts

Howard Walter Caldwell - United States - 1900 - 255 pages
...1786. You talk, my good Sir, of employing influence to appease the present tumults in Massachusetts. I .know not where that influence is to be found, or,...will be secured, or let us know the worst at once. — To Henry Lee, in Congress, 31 October, 1786. Fain would I hope, that the great and most Important...
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A Source History of the United States: From Discovery (1492) to End of ...

Howard Walter Caldwell, Clark Edmund Persinger - United States - 1909 - 484 pages
...employing influence to appease the present tumults in Massachusetts. I know not where that influence it to be found, or, if attainable, that it would be a...government. Let us have a government by which our lives, lib7. T. Sparks. Works of Washington, VIII, 441-443. 8. Same. IX, 12. 9. Same, p. 139. 10. Same. p....
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