Public Papers of Governor, Volume 8

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Contents

Robert Morris Appeals for Justice for the Army 4041
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Resolution of Congress as to the Requisition of 2000000 from
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Robert R Livingston Notifies the Governor of Ilis Resignation
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Henry Sherburne Appointed by Governor Clinton Commissioner
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Robert R Livingston Informs Governor Clinton He Will Continue
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Colonel Floyd to Governor Clinton in Regard to Congressional
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No 4Sė Pauls Church New York 1800opposite page
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Governor Clinton to William Floyd Regarding the Temper of
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Robert Morris Authorizes the PaymasterGeneral to Settle Army
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Governor Clinton Receives the Articles of Peace from Colonel
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Governor Clinton Makes a Bid to Establish the National Capital
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New York Prepares for Ilome Defence when the British Evacuate
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the Evacuation of the British Army 132134
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Governor Clinton Arranges for General Scott to Participate in the PAGES
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For a National Copyright 164165
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Robert Morris to Governor ClintonDeficiencies in Governmental
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Alexander Hamilton to Governor Clinton in Regard to the Plan
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No 5MAP OF THE BATTERY IN 1783 AND 1883opposite page
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The Council at Poughkeepsie Protests against Sir Guy Carletons
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Governor Clinton Forwards the Proceedings of the Council
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Resolutions Passed in the Maryland Legislature Offering Annapolis
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New York State Unrepresented in Congress 202203
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President Boudinot Forwards the HeathWashington Correspond
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Governor Clinton Further Expostulates with Sir Guy Carleton
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No 6FRAUNCES TAVERN NEW YORK 1902opposite page
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Officers of the New York Society of the Cincinnati
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Two Letters from Robert MorrisIn the First Ile Dwells Upon
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Mrs DeLancey Resents the Action of the Sequestration Commis
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Page 71 - All charges of war, and all other expenses that shall be incurred for the common defence or general welfare, and allowed by the United States in Congress assembled, shall be defrayed out of a common treasury, which shall be supplied by the several states, in proportion to the value of all land within each state...
Page 76 - States in proportion to the value of all land within each State, granted to or surveyed for, any person, as such land and the buildings and improvements thereon shall be estimated, according to such mode as the United States in Congress assembled shall from time to time direct and appoint.
Page 312 - I consider it an indispensable duty to close this last act of my official life by commending the interests of our dearest country to the protection of Almighty God and those who have the superintendence of them to His holy keeping.
Page 312 - I resign with satisfaction the appointment I accepted with diffidence, a diffidence in my abilities to accomplish so arduous a task, which, however, was superseded by a confidence in the rectitude of our cause, the support of the supreme power of the Union, and the patronage of Heaven.
Page 120 - ... awake, attend to your situation, and redress yourselves. If the present moment be lost, every future effort is in vain, and your threats then will be as empty as your entreaties now.
Page 74 - In thus admitting their separation from the crown of these kingdoms, I have sacrificed every consideration of my own to the wishes and opinion of my people. I make it my humble and earnest prayer to Almighty God, that Great Britain may not feel the evils which might result from so great a dismemberment of the empire ; and that America may be free from those calamities, which have formerly proved in the mother country how essential monarchy is to the enjoyment of constitutional liberty. — Religion...
Page 388 - BE IT ORDAINED by the United States in Congress assembled, That the said territory, for the purposes of temporary government, be one district; subject, however, to be divided into two districts, as future circumstances may, in the opinion of Congress, make it expedient.
Page 128 - ... the gratification of every wish so far as may be done consistently with the great duty I owe my country, and those powers we are bound to respect, you may freely command my services to the utmost extent of my abilities.
Page 128 - And let me conjure you, in the name of our common country, as you value your own sacred honor, as you respect the rights of humanity, and as you regard the military and national character of America, to express your utmost horror and detestation of the man who wishes, under any specious pretenses, to overturn the liberties of our country, and who wickedly attempts to open the flood-gates of civil discord, and deluge our rising empire in blood.
Page 70 - ... in proportion to the value of all land within each state, granted to or surveyed for any Person, as such land and the buildings and improvements thereon shall be estimated according to such mode as the united states in congress assembled, shall from time to time, direct and appoint.

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