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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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Life of George Washington, Volume 1

Washington Irving - 1860
...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...campaign; but I ventured only to say, ' To be sure, BIT, if you arrive well before Duquesne with these fine troops, so well provided with artillery, the...
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LIFE OF GEORGE WASHINGTON

GEO P.PUTNAM - 1860
...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...event of the campaign; but I ventured only to say, l To be sure, sir, if you arrive well before Duquesne with these fine troops, so well provided with...
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Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin

Benjamin Franklin - Statesmen - 1868 - 409 pages
...read of a former defeat of fifteen hundred French, who invaded the Iroquois country, I had conceiv'd some doubts and some fears for the event of the campaign. But I ventur'd only to say, "To be sure, sir, if you arrive well before Duquesne, with these fine troops,...
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Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin

Benjamin Franklin - Statesmen - 1868 - 409 pages
...read of a former defeat of fifteen hundred French, who invaded the Iroquois country, I had conceiv'd some doubts and some fears for the event of the campaign. But I ventur'd only to say, "To be sure, sir, if you arrive well before Duquesne, with these fine troops,...
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The Life of Benjamin Franklin, Volume 1

Benjamin Franklin, John Bigelow - 1875 - 579 pages
...read of a former defeat of fifteen hundred French, who invaded the Iroquois country, I had conceiv'd some doubts and some fears for the event of the campaign. But I ventur'd only to say, "To be sure, sir, if you arrive well before Duquesne, with these fine troops,...
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Life of Benjamin Franklin, Written by Himself, Volume 1

Benjamin Franklin - 1875
...read of a former defeat of fifteen hundred French, who invaded the Iroquois country, I had conceiv'd some doubts and some fears for the event of the campaign. But I ventur'd only to say, " To be sure, sir, if you arrive well before Duquesne, with these fine troops,...
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The Life of Benjamin Franklin

Jeremiah Chaplin - 1876 - 398 pages
...former defeat of fifteen hundred French, who invaded the Illinois country, I had conceived some trouble and some fears for the event of the campaign. But I ventured to suggest the danger from Indian ambuscades to a slender line, nearly four miles long, exposed to...
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A Popular History of the United States: From the First Discovery ..., Volume 1

William Cullen Bryant, Sydney Howard Gay - United States - 1879
...should only stop a day or two at Fort Du Quesne, and then go on to Niagara and Frontenac. Franklin ventured only to say : " To be sure, sir, if you arrive well before Du Quesne with these fine troops, so well provided with artillery, that Old Barracki, Fr.derick. p...
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The Works of Washington Irving in Twelve Volumes, Volume 10

Washington Irving - 1881
...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...for the event of the campaign ; but I ventured only fo say, ' To be sure, sir, if you arrive well before Duquesne with these fine troops, so well provided...
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Virginia, a History of the People

John Esten Cooke - Virginia - 1883 - 523 pages
...oaths, spoke of capturing Fort Duquesue with little dilficulty, the cautious Franklin replied: — "To be sure, sir, if you arrive well before Duquesne, with these fine troops, the fort can probably make but a short resistance." But there were the Indians, — added this obstinate...
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