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" Van Twiller, from the consideration that he was not only the first, but also the best governor that ever presided over this ancient and respectable province ; and so tranquil and benevolent was his reign, that I do not find throughout the whole of it,... "
The Edinburgh Monthly Review - Page 240
1821
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A History of New York, from the Beginning of the World to the End of the ...

Washington Irving - 1819 - 302 pages
...first, but also the best governor that ever presided over this ancient and respectable province; and so tranquil and benevolent was his reign, that I do...the renowned Van Twiller was a lineal descendant. The very outset of the career of this excellent magistrate was distinguished by an example of legal...
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A History of New-York, from the Beginning of the World to the End ..., Volume 1

Washington Irving - 1819 - 310 pages
...first, but also the best governor that ever presided over this ancient and respectable province; and so tranquil and benevolent was his reign, that I do...punishment — a most indubitable sign of a merciful gov-/ ernor, and a case unparalleled, excepting in the reign of the illustrious king Log, from whom,...
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A History of New York: From the Beginning of the World to the End ..., Volume 1

Washington Irving - 1821 - 362 pages
...first, but also the best governor that ever presided over this ancient and respectable province ; and so tranquil and benevolent was his reign, that I do...the renowned Van Twiller was a lineal descendant. The very outset of the career of this excellent magistrate was distinguished by an example of legal...
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A History of New York: From the Beginning of the World to the ..., Volumes 1-2

Washington Irving - 1820 - 556 pages
...first, but also the best governor that ever presided over this ancient and respectable province ; and so tranquil and benevolent was his reign, that I do...the reign of the illustrious king Log, from whom, h is hinted, the renowned Van Twiller was a lineal descendant. The very outset of the career of this...
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A History of New York: From the Beginning of the World to the End of the ...

Washington Irving - 1820 - 540 pages
...first, but also the best governor that ever presided over this ancient and respectable province ; and so tranquil and benevolent was his reign, that I do...governor, . and. a case unparalleled, excepting in the CASK OF SCHQONHOVEN v. BLEECKER. reign of the illustrious king Log, from whom, it is hinted, the renowned...
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A History of New York,: From the Beginning of the World to the End of the ...

Washington Irving - 1820 - 538 pages
...first, but also the best governor that ever presided over this ancient and respectable province; and so tranquil and benevolent was his reign, that I do...a single instance of any offender being brought to punishment—a most indubitable sign of a merciful governor, and a case unparalleled, excepting in...
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A History of New-York: From the Beginning of the World to the End ..., Volume 1

Washington Irving - 1821 - 414 pages
...first, but also the best governor that ever presided over this ancient and respectable province; and so tranquil and benevolent was his reign, that I do not find throughout the whole of it, a sin-- gle instance of any offender being brought to punishmentj — a most indubitable sign of a merciful...
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A History of New York: From the Beginnimg of the World to the End ..., Volume 1

Washington Irving - 1824 - 318 pages
...first, but also the best governor that ever presided over this ancient and respectable province ; and so tranquil and benevolent was his reign, that I do...the renowned Van Twiller was a lineal descendant. The very outset of the career of this excellent magistrate was distinguished by an example of legal...
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Memoirs Concerning the Affairs of Scotland, from Queen Anne's Accession to ...

George Lockhart - 1824 - 870 pages
...presided over this ancient and respectable province ; and so tranquil and benevolent was liis rei?n that I do not find, throughout the whole of it, a...the renowned Van Twiller was a lineal descendant. The very outset of the career of this excellent magistrate, like that of Solomon, or to speak more...
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A History of New York: From the Beginning of the World to the End ..., Volume 1

Washington Irving - 1824 - 318 pages
...this ancient and respectable province; anJHe4ranquil an(i benevolent was his reign, that I do not fed throughout the whole of it, a single instance of any...the renowned Van Twiller was a lineal descendant. The very outset of the career of this excellent magistrate was distinguished by an example of legal...
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