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by Benjamin Franklin - 1804 - 59 pages
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The Aboriginal Races of North America: Comprising Biographical Sketches of ...

Samuel G. Drake - Indians of North America - 1859 - 736 pages
...arc, however, not the less obliged by your kind oflvr, though we decline 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." f Success of a Missionary. — Those who have attempted to Christianize the Indians complain that they...
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The Autobiography and Essays of Dr. Benjamin Franklin

Benjamin Franklin - 1864 - 231 pages
...offtr, though we decline accepting of it ; and to show our grateful sense of it, if the gentlemen o1 Virginia will send us a dozen of their sons, we will...education, instruct them in all we know, and make men ot them.' Having frequent occasions to hold public councils, they have acquired great order and decency...
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The Life and Times of Sir William Johnson, Bart, Volume 1

William Leete Stone - New York (State) - 1865 - 567 pages
...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 care of their education, instruct them in all we know and make men of them." This addition to the sachem's...
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The Life and Times of Sir William Johnson, Bart, Volume 1

William Leete Stone - New York (State) - 1865 - 567 pages
...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 in a dozen of their sons, we will take care of their education, instruct them in all we know and make...
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Laurie's Graduated series of reading lesson books, Book 5

James Stuart Laurie - 1866
...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...instruct them in all we know, and make men of them." When any Indians come into our towns, our people are apt to crowd round them, gaze upon them, and incommode...
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A French examination hand-book

Paul Guesdon - 1867
...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 grcat care of their education, inst'uct them in ail we know, and make u.en of them.'—1j. Franklin,...
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Matrials for translating from English into French, a short essay on ...

Louis Le Brun, Henri van Laun - 1869
...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...instruct them in all we know, and make men of them." B. FRANKLIN. 1706-1790. THE WIDOW AND HER SON. THE parents of the deceased had resided in the village...
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Orthodox Phrenology

Ambrose Lewis Vago - Phrenology - 1871 - 133 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...instruct them in all we know, and make men of them.'" Mr. George Combe infers, from what he considers to be the function of the organ of Causality, that...
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Historicals for the Young Folks

Oro Noque - Colonists - 1872 - 168 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...instruct them in all we know, and make men of them." Among the Indians, the sachems or chiefs were absolute in power. The office was hereditary, and it...
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The Aboriginal Races of North America: Comprising Biographical Sketches of ...

Samuel G. Drake - Indians of North America - 1880 - 788 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 will send us a dozen of thfir sons, we will take great care of their education, instruct them in all we know, and make men...
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