Bauhaus-Universität Weimar

Titel:
The life, studies and works of Benjamin West, Esq. president of The Royal Academy of London
Person:
Galt, John
Persistente ID:
urn:nbn:de:gbv:wim2-g-1662038
PURL:
https://digitalesammlungen.uni-weimar.de/viewer/resolver?urn=urn:nbn:de:gbv:wim2-g-1663200
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departure, 
and went 
Philadelphia. 
to 
But, 
before proceeding with the narrative of his profes- 
sional 
career, 
it 
is 
necessary to advert to some of 
the public transactions of that period, 
his sensibility was powerfully excited. 
by whlch 
Indeed it 
singu- 
these 
will appear throughout the whole of 
lar 
memoirs, 
the 
that 
subject of 
them 
W352 
Per- 
haps, more immediately affected by the develope- 
ment of national events, than usually falls to the 
lot of any individual so little connected with pub- 
lic men, and so far remote from the great tho- 
roughfare of political occurrences. 
III. 
destruction of General 
After the 
Bradock's 
army, the Pennsylvanians being alarmed at the 
defenceless state in which they were placed by 
that calamity, the Assembly 
resolved to embody a militia 
of the 
force ; 
Province 
and Mr. 
Wayne, who has been already mentioned, was 
appointed Colonel of the Regiment raised in 
Chester 
County. 
This 
defensive 
H1 CHS ll re 
Imunced that the golden age of the country was 
past, and the change felt by the peaceful Quakers 
indicated an alteration in their harmless man- 
IIEYS. 
West, 
among 
others, 
went 
to 
view 
the
        

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