If we desire to avoid insult we must be able to repel it, if we desire to secure peace one of the most powerful instruments of our rising prosperity it must be known that we are at all times ready for War.

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Happiness and moral duty are inseparably connected.

Happiness and moral duty are inseparably connected.

Firearms are second only to the Constitution in importance, they are the peoples' liberty's teeth.

Firearms are second only to the Constitution in importance, they are the peoples' liberty's teeth.

Discipline is the soul of an army. It makes small numbers formidable, procures success to the weak

Discipline is the soul of an army. It makes small numbers formidable, procures success to the weak and esteem to all.

I hope I shall possess firmness and virtue enough to maintain what I consider the most enviable of

I hope I shall possess firmness and virtue enough to maintain what I consider the most enviable of all titles, the character of an honest man.

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