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" This general was, I think, a brave man, and might probably have made a figure as a good officer in some European war. But he had too much self-confidence, too high an opinion of the validity of regular troops, and too mean a one of both Americans and... "
Hazard's Register of Pennsylvania - Page 137
1834
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Memoirs of the Life and Writings of Benjamin Franklin ...

Benjamin Franklin - Statesmen - 1818 - 449 pages
...think, a brave man. and might probably have made a figure as a good officer in some European war; but he had too much self-confidence, too high an opinion of the validity of regular troops, and too mean an one of both Americans and Indians. George Croghan, our Indian interpreter, joined him on his march...
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Memoirs of the Life and Writings of Benjamin Franklin ...

Benjamin Franklin - Statesmen - 1818 - 449 pages
...had too much self-confidence, too high an opinion of the validity of regular troops, and too mean an one of both Americans and Indians. George Croghan, our Indian interpreter, joined him on his inarch with one hundred of those people, who might have been of great use to his army as guides, scouts,...
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The Works of Benjamin Franklin: Containing Several Political and ..., Volume 1

Benjamin Franklin, Jared Sparks - Statesmen - 1840
...think, a brave man, and might probably have made a figure as a good officer in some European war. But he had too much selfconfidence, too high an opinion...our Indian interpreter, joined him on his march with one hundred of those people, who might have been of great use to his army as guides and scouts, if...
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The works of Benjamin Franklin: with notes and a life of the ..., Volume 1

Benjamin Franklin - 1840
...think, a brave man, and might probably have made a figure as a good officer in some European war. But he had too much selfconfidence, too high an opinion...our Indian interpreter, joined him on his march with one hundred of those people, who might have been of great use to his army as guides and scouts, if...
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The Life of Benjamin Franklin: Containing the Autobiography, with Notes and ...

Benjamin Franklin, Jared Sparks - 1848 - 612 pages
...think, a brave man, and might probably have made a figure as a good officer in some European war. But he had too much selfconfidence, too high an opinion...our Indian interpreter, joined him on his march with one hundred of those people, who might have been of great use to his army as guides and scouts, if...
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The Life of Benjamin Franklin

Orville Luther Holley - Inventors - 1848 - 468 pages
...think, a brave man, and might probably have made a figure as a good officer in some European war. But he had too much self-confidence, too high an opinion...one of both Americans and Indians. George Croghan, an Indian interpreter, joined him on his march with one hundred of those people, who might have been...
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Lives of Eminent Literary and Scientific Men of America

James Wynne - 1850 - 356 pages
...probably have made a figure as a good officer, in some European war. But he had too much self confidence, too high an opinion of the validity of regular troops,...Indian interpreter, joined him on his march, with one hundred of these people, who might have been of great use to his army as guides and scouts, if...
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The Select Works of Benjamin Franklin: Including His Autobiography

Benjamin Franklin - Inventors - 1853 - 488 pages
...think, a brave man, and might probably have made a figure as a good officer in some European war. But he had too much self-confidence, too high an opinion...Indian interpreter, joined him on his march, with one hundred of those people, who might have been of great use to his army as guides and scouts, if...
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The Life of Benjamin Franklin: Written by Himself ; to which is Added His ...

Benjamin Franklin - 1855 - 375 pages
...think, a brave man, and might probably have made a figure as a good officer in some European war. But he had too much selfconfidence, too high an opinion...our Indian interpreter, joined him on his march with one hundred of those people, who might have been of great use to his army as guides and scouts, if...
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The select works of Benjamin Franklin

Benjamin Franklin - 1855
...think, a brave man, and might probably have made a figure as a good officer in some European war. But he had too much self-confidence, too high an opinion...and Indians. George Croghan, our Indian interpreter, joked him on his march, with one hundred of those people, who might have been of great use to his army...
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