Collections of the New York Historical Society; The John Watts de Peyster Publication Fund Series Volume 3

Collections of the New York Historical Society; The John Watts de Peyster Publication Fund Series Volume 3

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1871 edition. Excerpt: ...and under the patrona e of the Rev. the Rector and the Vestryof Trinity hurch in this City.--Rz'm'ngt0n's lVew York Gazetteer, Thursday, Jlareh 31, 1774. To his EXOELLENCY WILLIAM TRYON, Esq; Captain General and Governor in chief, in and over the province of New York, and the territories de-' pending thereon in America. May it please your Excellency, HE Rector and Inhabitants of the City of New York, in communion of the Church of England, as by law established, beg leave to address your Excel lency upon your departure from your government, and to express the deep and sincere concern we feel on the occasion When we reflect upon your upright and disinter-ested administration--your laudable zeal for, and strict fidelity to, our most gracious Sovereign----and the tender regard you have shewn for the people committed to your care, We cannot but lament the loss this province must necessarily sustain by your absence, which can only be alleviated by the pleasing prospect you permit us to entertain, of your speedy return. Be assured, Sir, that your obliging and polite deportment--your readiness of access--your humane and tender disposition---your unbounded charity and beneficence to the poor and distressed, and your exemplary and constant attendance upon the public service of Almighty God, and the ordinances of religion, must endear your Excellency to every good man, and transmit your memory, with the highest applause to the latest osterit. Yoli carryyhome with you, Sir, what to a generous mind is of more value than either riches or titles, the hearts and affections of a grateful people, happy under your government, and cordially attached to your erson. p We most sincerely wish your Excellency, your amiable lady and family, a safe and...show more

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  • Paperback | 152 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 8mm | 286g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236848187
  • 9781236848185