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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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Alexander Hamilton and His Contemporaries: Or, The Rise of the American ...

Christopher James Riethmüller - Statesmen - 1864 - 452 pages
...to a friend in Congress, " 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." It was in the midst of all this confusion and terror, that the genius of Hamilton at length saw the...
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Christian Life and Character of the Civil Institutions of the United States ...

Benjamin Franklin Morris - Christianity - 1864 - 831 pages
...present tumults in Massachusetts. (!) I know not where that influence is to be found, or, if attained, that it would be a proper remedy for the disorders....will be secured, or let us know the worst at once, — know precisely what the insurgents aim at. If they have real grievances, redress them, if possible;...
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Alexander Hamilton and His Contemporaries: Or, The Rise of the American ...

Christopher James Riethmüller - Statesmen - 1864 - 452 pages
...to a friend in Congress, " of employing influence to appease the present tumults in Massachusetts. I know not where that influence is to be found, or,...that it would be a proper remedy for the disorders. Inflnence is not government. Let us have a government, by which our lives, liberties, and properties...
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Harper's Magazine, Volume 32

1866
...suppressing tumults in Massachusetts, and thus met his call for influence rather than for positive authority: "Influence is not government. Let us have a government...will be secured, or let us know the worst at once." Again, to Madison, in the same year : " Thirteen sovereignties pulling against each other, and all...
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Harper's Magazine, Volume 32

Henry Mills Alden, Frederick Lewis Allen, Lee Foster Hartman, Thomas Bucklin Wells - American literature - 1866
...suppressing tumults in Massachusetts, and thus met his call for influence rather than for positive authority: "Influence is not government. Let us have a government...will be secured, or let us know the worst at once." Again, to Madison, in the same year : " Thirteen sovereignties pulling against each other, and all...
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Life of George Washington, Volume 4

Washington Irving - 1869
...employing influence to appease the present tumults in Massachusetts. I know not where that influcnce is to be found, or, if attainable, that it would be...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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Works of Washington Irving: Washington

Washington Irving - 1869
...to appease the present tumults in Massachusetts. I know not where that influence is to be founder, if attainable, that it would be a proper remedy for...properties will be secured, or let us know the worst at INSURRECTION IN MASSACHUSETTS. 523 once. There is a call for decision. Know precisely what the insurgents...
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The Albany Law Journal: A Monthly Record of the Law and the ..., Volumes 53-54

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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Life of George Washington, Volume 4

Washington Irving - 1873
...: " 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,...and properties will be secured, or let us know the woist at ar»ce. There is a call for decision. Know preci sely what the insurgents aim at. If they...
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Soldier and patriot, the story of G. Washington

Frances Mary Owen - 1873 - 255 pages
...You talk, my good sir, of employing influence to appease the general tumults in Massachusetts. . . . Influence is not government. Let us have a Government...will be secured, or let us know the worst at once. Under these impressions, my humble opinion is that there is a call for decision." In November he writes,...
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