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" I consider it as an indispensable duty to close this last solemn act of my official life, by commending; the interests of our dearest country to the protection of Almighty God, and those who have the superintendence of them to his holy keeping. " Having... "
The constitution of the United States of America; ... the Declaration of ... - Page 209
by William Hickey - 1851
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Apr. 1, 1782, to Nov. 1, 1788, inclusive; also, the Journal of the Committee ...

United States. Continental Congress - United States - 1823
...official life by commending the interests of our dearest country to the protection of Almighty God, and those who have the, superintendence of them to his...great theatre of action, and bidding an affectionate fare well to this august body, under whose orders I have so long acted, 1 here offer my commission,...
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A History of the United States of America

Charles Augustus Goodrich - Explorers - 1823 - 400 pages
...protection of Almighty God, and those who have the superintendence of them to hia holr keeping. " Haying now finished the work assigned me, I retire from the...farewell to this august body, under whose orders i have long acted, I here offer my commission, and take my leave of all the employments of publick life."...
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A History of the United States of America

Charles Augustus Goodrich - United States - 1824 - 400 pages
...official life, by commending the interests of our dearest country to the protection of Almighty God, and those who have the superintendence of them to his...now finished the work assigned me, I retire from the gr 'at theatre of action ; and, bidding an affectionate farewell t' this august body, under whose orders...
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Apr. 1, 1782, to Nov. 1, 1788, inclusive; also, the Journal of the Committee ...

United States. Continental Congress - United States - 1823
...present moment, as worthy of the favorable notice and patronage of Congress. Having now finished t the work assigned me, I retire from the great theatre...of action, and bidding an affectionate farewell to tliis august body, under whose orders I have so long actcJ, 1 here offer my commission, and take my...
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Correspondence Between the Hon. John Adams, Late President of the United ...

John Adams - United States - 1823 - 219 pages
...the same date, Mr. Adams should derange that order, and raise Pinckney and Knox above Hamilton. * " I here offer my commission, and take my leave of all the employments of public life," were hie words. Congress .journal, Dec. 23, 1783. f How distressin g it was to him to be called forth...
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Annals of the American Revolution: Or, A Record of the Causes and Events ...

Jedidiah Morse - Indians of North America - 1824 - 450 pages
...official life, by commending the interests of our dearest country, to the protection of Almighty God, and those who have the superintendence of them to his...farewell to this august body, under whose orders I have long acted, I here offer my commission, and take my leave of all the employments of public life." This...
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A Review of the Correspondence Between the Hon. John ..., Volume 32, Issue 4

Timothy Pickering - United States - 1824 - 140 pages
...the same date, Mr. Adams should derange that order, and raise Pinckney and Knox above Hamilton. * " I here offer my commission, and take my leave of all the employments of public life," were his words. Congress journal, Dec. 23, 1783. f How distressing it was to him to be called forth...
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A History of the United States of America: From the First Discovery to the ...

Charles Augustus Goodrich - United States - 1825 - 422 pages
...commending the interests of our dearest country to the protection of Almighty God, and those who hare the superintendence of them to his holy keeping. "...now finished the work assigned me, I retire from the gr^at theatre of action ; and, bidding an affectionate fare* well ti this- august body, under whose...
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The Life of George Washington, Commander in Chief of the American ..., Volume 2

Aaron Bancroft - United States - 1826
...official life, by commending the interests of our dearest country to the protection of Almighty God, and those who have the superintendence of them to his...commission, and take my leave of all the employments of publick life." Having advanced to the chair and delivered the President his Commission, he received...
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The Biography of the American Military and Naval Heroes, of the ...

United States - 1826
...country (to the protection of Almighty God, and those who have the superintendence of them to his hply keeping. "Having now finished the work assigned me,...my .leave of all the employments of public life." To this the President returned the following .answer : " The United States in Congress assembled, receive...
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