The Aegis of England: Or, The Triumphs of the Late War, as They Appear in the Thanks of Parliament, Progressively Voted to the Navy and Army; and the Communications Either Oral Or Written on the Subject. Chronologically Arranged with Notices Biographical and Military
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Page 317 - Commons has resolved again to give you the tribute of its thanks ; and I do therefore now, in the name and by the command of the Commons of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland in Parliament assembled, deliver to you their unanimous thanks for your great exertions...
Page 347 - Every medical assistance was offered, but without the desired effect. His last scene corresponded with the whole tenor of his life; not a groan nor a complaint escaped him in extreme distress. With perfect resignation and in full possession of his reason, he closed his well-spent life. I have the honor to be, with the highest respect, sir, your most obedient and very humble servant, TOBIAS LEAR. The Senate, having resolved to wait on the President of the United States "to condole with him on the...
Page 303 - ... and myself, is justly considered by the officers of the Navy and Army as the highest which this country can confer : it is the object of the ambition of all who are employed in his Majesty's Service, and to obtain it has doubtless been the motive of many of those acts of...
Page 161 - I have the honour to be, with sentiments of the highest respect, Your Excellency's Most obedient and most humble servant, TH. JEFFERSON. TO HIS EXCELLENCY THE PRESIDENT OF CONGRESS.
Page 530 - And I do therefore now, in the name and by the command of the Commons of Great Britain and Ireland in Parliament assembled, deliver to you, their unanimous Thanks, for your indefatigable zeal and exertions upon the 18th of June, 1815, when the French army, commanded by Buonaparte, received the most signal and complete defeat.
Page 398 - I have the honour to be, with the highest respect, My Lord, Your Lordship's most obedient humble Servant, The Lord Stanley, MP, FBANCIS CLARE FORD.
Page 246 - Was it possible for me to add anything to the well-earned renown of Lord Nelson, it would be by asserting that his exertions, great as they have heretofore been, never were carried to a higher pitch of zeal for his country's service.
Page 296 - ADAMS. FOREIGN OFFICE, July 31, 1861. SIR: I have had the honor to receive your letter of the 29th instant, in •which you inform me that Mr. Dayton, some time since, made a proposal to the French government to adopt the declaration of the congress of Paris in 1856, with an addition to the first clause, in substance the same with that heretofore proposed by his predecessor, Mr. Mason, under instructions given by Mr. Marcy, then the Secretary...
Page 446 - I have the honour to be, Sir, with the greatest respect, your obedient servant,