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" Having before revolved in my mind the long line his army must make in their march by a very narrow road, to be cut for them... "
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
...for them through the woods and bushes; and also what I had read of a former defeat of fifteen hundred French, who invaded the Illinois country, I had conceived...sure, sir, if you arrive well before Duquesne, with the fine troops, so well provided with artillery, the fort, though completely fortified, and assisted...
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The Analectic Magazine...: Comprising Original Reviews, Biography ..., Volume 14

1819
...them through the woods and bushes; and also what I had heard of a former defeat of fifteen hundred French, who invaded the Illinois country, I had conceived...doubts and some fears for the event of the campaign. He smiled at my ignorance, and replied, * These savages may indeed be a formidable enemy to your raw...
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An Appeal from the Judgments of Great Britain Respecting the United States ...

Robert Walsh - Public opinion - 1819 - 512 pages
...and bushes; and also what I had u heard of a former defeat of fifteen hundred French, who in" vaded the Illinois country, I had conceived some doubts and " some fears for the event of the campaign. He smiled at my " ignorance, and replied, 'These savages may indeed be afor" midable enemy to your...
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Memoirs of Benjamin Franklin, Volume 1

Benjamin Franklin - Statesmen - 1834
...them through the woods and bushes ; and also what I had reat of a former defeat of fifteen hundred French, who invaded the Illinois country, I had conceived...sure, sir, if you arrive well before Duquesne, with the fine troops, so well provided with artillery, the fort, though completely fortified, and assisted...
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The Life of Benjamin Franklin: Illustrated by Tales, Sketches, and Anecdotes ...

Samuel Griswold Goodrich - Indians of North America - 1842 - 180 pages
...and entertained serious doubts in respect to the success of the campaign. He only ventured, however, to say — " To be sure, sir, if you arrive well before Duquesne with the fine troops, so well provided with artillery, the fort, though completely for tified, and assisted...
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The Life of Benjamin Franklin: Written by Himself ; to which is Added His ...

Benjamin Franklin - 1855 - 375 pages
...for them through the woods and bushes, and also what I had read of a former defeat of fifteen hundred French, who invaded the Illinois country, I had conceived...the fort, though completely fortified, and assisted by a very strong garrison, can probably make but a short resistance. The only danger I apprehend of...
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The select works of Benjamin Franklin

Benjamin Franklin - 1855
...them through the woods and bushes, and also what I had read of a former defeat, of fifteen hundred French, who invaded the Illinois country, I had conceived...of the campaign. But I ventured only to say, " To bo sure, sir, if you arrive well before Duquesne, with these fine troops, so well provided with artillery,...
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The Life of Benjamin Franklin: Containing the Autobiography, with Notes and ...

Benjamin Franklin, Jared Sparks - Printers - 1856 - 612 pages
...for them through the woods and bushes, and also what I had read of a former defeat of fifteen hundred French, who invaded the Illinois country, I had conceived...arrive well before Duquesne, with these fine troops, so weD provided with artillery, the fort, though completely fortified, and assisted with a very strong...
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Oliver Goldsmith

Washington Irving - 1859
...them through the woods and bushes, and also what I had heard of a former defeat of fifteen hundred French, who invaded the Illinois country, I had conceived...and some fears for the event of the campaign; but 1 ventured only to say, ' To be sure, sir, if you arrive well before Duquesne with these fine troops,...
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Memoirs of Benjamin Franklin, Volume 1

Benjamin Franklin - Statesmen - 1859
...them through the woods and bushes ; and also what I had read of a former defeat of fifteen hundred French, who invaded the Illinois country, I had conceived some doubts and some tears for the event of the campaign. But I ventured only to say, " to be sure, sir, if you arrive well...
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