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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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Harper's Magazine, Volume 92

Henry Mills Alden, Frederick Lewis Allen, Lee Foster Hartman, Thomas Bucklin Wells - Literature - 1895
...that can obstruct my march to Niagara." "To be sure, sir^;" quietly replied the sagacious Franklin, "if you arrive well before Duquesne with these fine...troops, so well provided with artillery, the fort. . . .can probably make but a short resistance." But there was the trouble. 'Twould have been better,...
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The Heart of Oak Books, Book 4

Charles Eliot Norton, Kate Stephens, George Henry Browne - Literature - 1895
...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 ydu arrive well before Duquesne with these fine troops,...
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George Washington

Woodrow Wilson - Presidents - 1896 - 333 pages
...that can obstruct my march to Niagara." " To be sure, sir," quietly replied the sagacious Franklin ; " if you arrive well before Duquesne with these fine troops, so well provided with artillery, the fort . . . can probably make but a short resistance." But there was the trouble. 'Twould have been better,...
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Harper's New Monthly Magazine, Volume 92

1896
...that can obstruct my march to Niagara." "To be sure, sir;" quietly replied the sagacious Franklin, "if you arrive well before Duquesne with these fine...troops, so well provided with artillery, the fort. . . .can probably make but a short resistance." But there was the trouble. "Twould have been better,...
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Scribner's Popular History of the United States, Volume 3

William Cullen Bryant, Sydney Howard Gay, Noah Brooks - United States - 1896
...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 Quesue with these fine troops, so well provided with artillery, that Old Barracks, Frederick. p...
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Benjamin Franklin: Printer, Statesman, Philosopher and Practical Citizen ...

Edward Robins - 1898 - 354 pages
...to the outcome of the campaign. And he replied politely to the glowing prophecies of the General : " To be sure, sir, if you arrive well before Duquesne,...these fine troops, so well provided with artillery, that place not yet completely fortified, and as we hear with no very strong garrison, can probably...
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Scribner's Popular History of the United States: From the Earliest ..., Volume 3

William Cullen Bryant, Sydney Howard Gay, Noah Brooks - United States - 1898
...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 Barrack., Frederick. p...
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The Century: 1899, Volume 58

1899
...Iroquois country, I had conceiv'd some doubts and some fears for the event of the campaign. Hut I ventur'd only to say: "To be sure, sir, if you arrive well...these fine troops, so well provided with artillery, that place, not completely fortified, and as we hear with no verv strong garrison, can probably make...
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The Century Illustrated Monthly Magazine, Volume 58

Josiah Gilbert Holland, Richard Watson Gilder - American literature - 1899
...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 ar-~11 before Duquesne, with these fine troops, so...
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The Many-sided Franklin

Paul Leicester Ford - History - 1899 - 516 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 1 ventur'd only to say : ' To be sure, sir, if you arrive well before Duquesne, with these fine troops,...
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