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" We are, however, not the less obliged by your kind offer, though we decline accepting it; and to show our grateful sense of it, if the gentlemen of Virginia will send us a dozen of their sons, we will take great care of their education, instruct them... "
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by Benjamin Franklin - 1804 - 59 pages
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Franklin: The Autobiography and Other Writings on Politics, Economics, and ...

Benjamin Franklin - Biography & Autobiography - 2004 - 381 pages
...your kind Offer, tho ' we decline aceepting it; and to show our grateful Sense of it, if the Gemlemen of Virginia will send us a Dozen of their Sons, we...Education, instruct them in all we know, and make MENofthem.— Having frequem Oecasions to hold puhlic Councils, they have acquired great Order and...
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Benjamin Franklin: Inventing America

Edwin S. Gaustad - Juvenile Nonfiction - 2004 - 144 pages
...were totally good for nothing." From the Indian point of view, Franklin explained, it made equal sense "if the Gentlemen of Virginia will send us a dozen of their Sons." The Indians will "take Care of their Education, instruct them in all we know, and make Men of them."...
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The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin, Including Poor Richard's Almanac ...

Benjamin Franklin - Biography & Autobiography - 2005 - 320 pages
...are, however, not the less obliged by your kind offer, though we decline accepting it; and to show our grateful sense of it, if the gentlemen of Virginia...make men of them." Having frequent occasions to hold councils, they have acquired great order and decency in conducting them. The old men sit in the foremost...
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Native American Issues: A Reference Handbook

William Norman Thompson - Political Science - 2005 - 329 pages
...tho' we decline accepting it; and to show our grateful Sense of it, if the Gentlemen of Virginia shall send us a Dozen of their Sons, we will take great...instruct them in all we know, and make Men of them. Armstrong, Virginia. (1971). I Have Spoken. Chicago: Swallow Press, p. 16. Tecumseh This message was...
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The Enslavement of the American Indian in Colonial Times

Barbara Olexer - History - 2005 - 244 pages
...tho' we decline accepting it; and to show our grateful Sense of it, if the gentlemen of Virginia shall send us a Dozen of their Sons, we will take great...instruct them in all we know, and make Men of them..." There is no need to document here the horrified contempt with which the Virginians heard Canassatega's...
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Eastern Band Cherokee Women: Cultural Persistence in Their Letters and Speeches

Virginia Moore Carney - Social Science - 2005 - 230 pages
...We are, however, not the less oblig'd by your kind Offer, tho' we decline accepting it; and, to show our grateful Sense of it, if the Gentlemen of Virginia will send us a Dozen of their Sons, we will take care of their Education; instruct them in all we know, and make Men of them. (Carroll 240) Many nineteenth-century...
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Liars for Jesus: The Religious Right's Alternate Version of ..., Volume 1

Chris Rodda - History - 2006 - 507 pages
...nothing. We are however not the less obliged by your kind Offer, tho we decline accepting it; and to show our grateful Sense of it, if the Gentlemen of Virginia...Education, instruct them in all we know, and make Men of them.7 In 1779, Thomas Jefferson became both Governor of Virginia and a member of William and Mary's...
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Indigenous Education and Empowerment: International Perspectives

Ismael Abu-Saad, Duane Champagne - Social Science - 2006 - 197 pages
...We are however, not the less oblig'd by your kind Offer, tho' we decline accepting it; and, to show our grateful Sense of it, if the Gentlemen of Virginia will send us a Do/.en of their Sons, we will take Care of their Education, instruct them in all we know, and make...
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Transatlantic Voices: Interpretations of Native North American Literatures

Elvira Pulitano - Literary Criticism - 2007 - 337 pages
...We are however not the less oblig'd by your kind Offer, tho' we decline in accepting it; and to show our grateful Sense of it, if the Gentlemen of Virginia...instruct them in all we know, and make Men of them. (Quoted in Noriega 376) Yet an acceptance of relativity, and hence the convertibility of cultural capital,...
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