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Excerpt from Life and Correspondence of Joseph Reed, Vol 1 Military Secretary of Washington At Cambridge Adjutant General of the Continental Army Member of the Congress of the United States And President of the Executive Council of the State of PennsylvaniaIt would be great affectation to disguise the active motives which have stimulated me in the publica tion of this work One is altogether personal and may be candidly described as the pride of ancestry, which every American has a right to cherish, and which, wholly distinct from irrational and offensive boastfulness, may be indulged, so far at least as to guide conduct, elevate the aims of life, and make one ashamed to discredit the examples of the past It certainly does not weaken patriotic impulses for a man to feel that he and his children Bear a patriot s name and pride becomes stronger, and surer, and rational when the world sees on the faithful record of the past how that name was earned.About the PublisherForgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books Find at www.forgottenbooks.comThis book is a reproduction of an important historical work Forgotten Books uses state of the art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works....

Title : Life and Correspondence of Joseph Reed, Vol. 1: Military Secretary of Washington; At Cambridge; Adjutant; General of the Continental Army; Member of ... Council of the State of Pennsylvania
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ISBN : 0265168244
Format Type : Hardcover
Language : English
Publisher : Forgotten Books October 11, 2017
Number of Pages : 442 pages
File Size : 578 KB
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