Account Society Encouragement

Account Society Encouragement

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1760 edition. Excerpt: ... who have spent their prime of life in confidence of a support in old age. All circumstances considered, it must be presumed, that many soldiers in 4"'crica have worn out their cloaths very fast, and that a pair of /hoes will be very welcome to some of them, especially when the present is considered as a token of approbation for good conduct. With regard to numbers, the whole britijh army ia Germany, has been comprehended under the battle of Thonhausen; but all the troops in America, were by no means included in the battle and reduction of Quebec. As it was impossible for the Society to determine who is most: in want, either from accident or service, nothing could be more proper than to leave the disposal of their munificence, entirely in the hands of the commander in chief. This was the rule observed in regard to the troops in Germany; and the Society apprehended the fame rule should take place with respect: to North America. The gallant fellows immediately employed "in the action of the 13th of September at Quebec, to their great honor be it ever remembered, were but an handful; but their companions in the field, in all the arduous enterprizes achieved in the memorable year 1759, were more numerous. Many a toilsome march has been made, many a shoe worn out, and many a coat torn into pieces. Indeed the American war had been conducted with various success, till by the divine assistance, general Amherst prevailed on one side, whilst Quebec was reduced on the other and he will doubtless consider the companions of his fortune with a parents care, and be I 2 glad 1 glad to distribute any mark of the generosity of his fellow-subjects. It is confessed, that be pbeir wants greater or les?. nothing will be more useful or acceptable to soldiers...show more

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  • Paperback | 32 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 77g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236584872
  • 9781236584878