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" Mr. Drummond! You are very welcome. I am more glad to see you than any man in Virginia. Mr. Drummond, you shall be hanged in half an hour... "
Rise of the United Empire Loyalists: A Sketch of American History - Page 18
by Frederic Gregory Forsyth - 1906 - 120 pages
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Stories of the Old Dominion: From the Settlement to the End of the Revolution

John Esten Cooke - Virginia - 1879 - 337 pages
...cruel triumph when he was brought before him. "Mr. Drummond," said the governor, in a sneering voice, " you are very welcome ! I am more glad to see you than any man in Virginia ! Mr. Drummond, you shall be hanged in half an hour !" Drummond was tried at once; and as there was no trouble in proving that...
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Stories of the Old Bay State

Elbridge Streeter Brooks - Courage - 1879 - 284 pages
...triumph when he was brought before him. " Mr. Drummond," said the governor, in a sneering voice, " you are very welcome ! I am more glad to see you than any man in Virginia ! Mr. Drummond, you shall be hanged in half an hour !" Drummond was tried at once ; and as there was no trouble in proving that...
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The English in America: Virginia, Maryland, and the Carolinas

John Andrew Doyle - Maryland - 1882 - 556 pages
...his victims ; how he welcomed Drummond who, though no soldier, was Bacon's chief counsellor, with a ' Mr. Drummond, you are very welcome ; I am more glad to see you than any man in Virginia ; you shall be hanged in half an hour ; '2 and how when the wife of Colonel Cheeseman Hung herself...
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Virginia: A History of the People

John Esten Cooke - Virginia - 1883 - 523 pages
...Chickahominy swamp ; and the Governor, when he was brought before him, exclaimed with bitter irony : — " Mr. Drummond, you are very welcome ! I am more glad...than any man in Virginia. Mr. Drummond, you shall be hanged in half an hour ! " " What your Honor pleases," was the cool reply of Drummond. He was tried...
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Virginia: a History of the People

John Esten Cooke - Virginia - 1883 - 523 pages
...Chickahominy swamp; and the Governor, when he was brought before him, exclaimed with bitter irony : — " Mr. Drummond, you are very welcome ! I am more glad to see you than any man in Virginia. Mr. Drummoud, you shall be hanged in half an hour ! " " What your Honor pleases," was the cool reply of...
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History of the United States of America, from the Discovery of the ..., Volume 1

George Bancroft - United States - 1883
...are very welcome," exulted Berkeley, with a low bow, on meeting William Drummond, as his prisoner ; " I am more glad to see you than any man in Virginia ; you shall be hanged in half an hour." The patriot, on the twentieth of January, 1677, avowing the...
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A Library of American Literature, Volume 1

Edmund Clarence Stedman - 1888
...complimented him with the ironical sarcasm of a low bend, saying, "Mr. Drumond! you are very weleome; I am more glad to see you than any man in Virginia. Mr. Drumond, you shall be hanged in half an hour ; " who answered, " What your Honor pleases ; " and as...
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English Colonies in America ...: Virginia, Maryland and the Carolinas

John Andrew Doyle - United States - 1889
...his victims; how he welcomed Drummond who, though no soldier, was Bacon's chief counselor, with a " Mr. Drummond, you are very welcome ; I am more glad to see you than any man in Virginia ; you shall be hanged in half an hour;"2 and how when the wife of Colonel Cheeseman flung herself at...
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History of Virginia for the Use of Schools

Mary Tucker Magill - Virginia - 1890 - 374 pages
...vindictive triumph. He bent low before him, with affected courtesy, as he said mockingly, " Mr. Druinmond, you are very welcome. I am more glad to see you than any other man in Virginia; 'fore God! you shall hang in half an hour;" and he was hung as soon as the gallows...
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The Leading Facts of American History

David Henry Montgomery - United States - 1891 - 359 pages
...chief supporters, named Drummond, fell into the governor's hands. " Mr. Drummond," said the governor, " you are very welcome. I am more glad to see you than any man in Virginia. Mr. Drummond, you shall be hanged in half an hour." He was executed forthwith. In all, Governor Berkeley put to death over...
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