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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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A History of the University of Pennsylvania: From Its Foundation to A. D ...

Thomas Harrison Montgomery - 1900 - 566 pages
...above three or four days, and then I see nothing that can obstruct my march to Niagara." But Franklin 2 ventured only to say, To be sure, sir, if you arrive...these fine troops, so well provided with artillery, that place not yet compleatly fortified, and as we hear with no very strong garrison, can probably...
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The growth of the national spirit, 1710-1775

William Peterfield Trent, Benjamin Willis Wells - American literature - 1901
...bushes, and also what I had read of a former defeat of fifteen hundred French, who invaded the Iroquois country, I had conceived some doubts and some fears...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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Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin: With Introduction and Notes

Benjamin Franklin - 1901 - 249 pages
...for them through the woods and bushes, ana 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 fears for the event of the campaigr But I ventured only to say : " To be sure, sir, if you arrive well before Duquesne0 with these...
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Great Men and Famous Deeds

Babylonia - 1903 - 632 pages
...bushes, and also what I had read of a former defeat of fifteen hundred French, who invaded the Iroquois country, I had conceived some 'doubts and some fears...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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Life and Times of Washington, Volume 1

John Frederick Schroeder - Presidents - 1903 - 2032 pages
...be cut for them through the woods and bushes, and also what I had read of a former defeat of 1,500 French who invaded the Illinois country, I had conceived...if you arrive well before Duquesne with these fine troops,so well provided with artillery, the fort, though completely fortified and assisted with a strong...
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Pioneers on Land and Sea: Stories of the Eastern States and of Ocean ..., Book 1

Charles Alexander McMurry - America - 1904 - 261 pages
...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 some doubts and some fears of the event of the campaign ; but I ventured only to say : 'To be sure, sir, if you arrive well before...
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Benjamin Franklin's Autobiography

Benjamin Franklin - 1905
...bushes, and also what I had read of a former defeat of fifteen hundred French, who invaded the Iroquois country, I had conceived some doubts and some fears...these fine troops, so well provided with artillery, that place not yet compleatly iortified, and as we hear with no very strong garrison, can probably...
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The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin: Now First Printed in England from ...

Benjamin Franklin - Statesmen - 1905 - 314 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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Colonial Virginia

Julian Alvin Carroll Chandler, Travis Butler Thames - Virginia - 1907 - 388 pages
...Braddock, and he was unwilling to take the advice of an American who was not even a soldier. Franklin said, "To be sure, sir, if you arrive well before Duquesne, with these fine troops, the fort can probably make but a short resistance." Franklin put great stress on the "if." He emphasized...
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Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin: With Selections from His Other Writings ...

Benjamin Franklin - 1908 - 386 pages
...bushes, and also what I had read of a former defeat of fifteen hundred French, who invaded the Iroquois country, I had conceived some doubts and some fears...campaign. But I ventured only to say, "To be sure, sir, 1 George Croghan was an Indian trader in Pennsylvania as early as 1746. He was Captain of Provincials...
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