Jonathan Trumbull, Governor of Connecticut, 1769-1784

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Little, Brown,, 1919 - 362 من الصفحات

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الصفحة 185 - Colony to such declaration, and to whatever measures may be thought proper and necessary by the Congress for forming foreign alliances, and a confederation of the Colonies...
الصفحة 337 - ... there is but a mark between these two, as fine almost as a hair, for a comforter to take aim at...
الصفحة 160 - They have, with one united voice, appointed you to the high station you possess. The Supreme Director of all events hath caused a wonderful union of hearts and counsels to subsist among us. " Now, therefore, be strong and very courageous. May the God of the armies of Israel shower down the blessings of his Divine Providence on...
الصفحة 227 - to enable his majesty to appoint commissioners, with sufficient powers to treat, consult, and agree upon the means of quieting the disorders now subsisting in certain of the colonies, plantations, and provinces of North America.
الصفحة 302 - States under one federal head," "a sacred regard to public justice," "the adoption of a proper peace establishment," and "the prevalence of that pacific and friendly disposition among the people of the United States, which will induce them to forget their local prejudices and policies.
الصفحة 190 - Not only the ministers of religion must give themselves wholly to this work; but all who prize civil and religious freedom — all who exult in these blessings must come forth to the help of the Lord against the mighty. And when, to all who are now cheered by the light of revelation, the deliverance of a world in bondage shall become the...
الصفحة 339 - Sacred to the memory of Jonathan Trumbull, Esq., who, unaided by birth or powerful connections, but blessed with a noble and virtuous mind, arrived to the highest station in government. His patriotism and firmness during 50 years' employment in public life, and particularly in the very important part he acted in the American Revolution, as Governor of Connecticut, the faithful page of history will record. Full of years and honors, rich in benevolence, and firm in the faith and hopes of Christianity,...
الصفحة 316 - ... own, not to meet with my warmest approbation. Be so good as to present my most cordial respects to the Governor, and let him know, that it is my wish, that the mutual friendship and esteem, which have been planted and fostered in the tumult of public life, may not wither and die in the serenity of retirement. Tell him, that we should rather amuse our evening hours of life in cultivating the tender plants, and bringing them to perfection, before they are transplanted to a happier clime.
الصفحة 286 - States, rather than relax in their exertions, will be stimulated to the most vigorous preparations for another active, glorious, and decisive campaign, which, if properly prosecuted will, I trust, under the smiles of Heaven, lead us to the end of this long and tedious war, and set us down in the full security of the great object of our toils, the establishment of peace, liberty, and independence.
الصفحة 170 - But there is a vital and inherent principle of delay, incompatible with military service, in transacting business through such numerous and different channels. I esteem it therefore, my duty, to represent the inconvenience which must unavoidably ensue from a dependence on a number of persons for supplies; and submit it to the consideration of Congress, whether the public service will not be best promoted by appointing a Commissary General for these purposes.

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