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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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The Scot in America

Peter Ross - Scots - 1896 - 446 pages
...Drummond was led a prisoner to the presence of Berkeley, that cowardly braggadocio said, exultingly: " You are very welcome. I am more glad to see you than any man in Virginia. You shall be hanged in half an hour." Glorifying in the part he had taken in the movement for individual...
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White Aprons: A Romance of Bacon's Rebellion: Virginia, 1676

Maud Wilder Goodwin - Bacon's Rebellion, 1676 - 1896 - 329 pages
...colony, as the name of an honest man." " Mr. Drummond," answered the Governor with a terrible politeness, "you are very welcome. I am more glad to see you than any man in Virginia. You shall be hanged in half an hour ! " " As Your Excellency pleases ! " rejoined the prisoner, as...
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A Young People's History of Virginia and Virginians ...

Dabney Herndon Maury - Virginia - 1896 - 246 pages
...death. Drummond. — When William Drummond was led in, Sir William made him a low bow, and said, " You are very welcome. I am more glad to see you than any man in Virginia. You shall be hanged in half an hour." Bland. — Giles Bland, who had been captured sometime before,...
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The Land We Live in: Or, The Story of Our Country

Henry Mann - United States - 1896 - 336 pages
...the first governor of North Carolina. When Drummond was brought before him the governor said : ' ' You are very welcome ; I am more glad to see you than any man in Virginia ; you shall be hanged in half an hour. ' ' Drummond calmly answered : " I expect no mercy from you....
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KING NOANETT

F. J. STIMSON - 1896
...went to the shore and saluted him with a courtly bow, and said, “Mr. Ingram, you are very unwelcome; I am more glad to see you than any man in Virginia. Mr. Ingram, you shall be hanged in half an hour!” But on this day Courtenay only wanted to escape the...
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King Noanett: A Story of Old Virginia and the Massachusetts Bay

Frederic Jesup Stimson - Bacon's Rebellion, 1676 - 1896 - 327 pages
...went to the shore and saluted him with a courtly bow, and said, " Mr. Ingram, you are very unwelcome ; I am more glad to see you than any man in Virginia. Mr. Ingram, you shall be hanged in half an hour ! " But on this day Courtenay only wanted to escape the...
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A History of the United States of America: Its People, and Its Institutions

Charles Morris - United States - 1897 - 588 pages
...fell into Berkeley's hands. " You are very welcome, Mr. Drummond," said the vindictive governor. " I am more glad to see you than any man in Virginia. You shall be hanged in half an hour." And he was. " God has been the rebellion of Bacon the descendants...
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Scribner's Popular History of the United States: From the Earliest ..., Volume 2

William Cullen Bryant, Sydney Howard Gay, Noah Brooks - United States - 1898
...them with a positive ferocity. He greeted the prisoner with a low bow. " Mr. Drunimond," he said, " you are very welcome ; I am more glad to see you than any man in Virginia. Mr. Drummond, ygu shall be hanged in half an hour." Drummond answered with courage and dignity, " What your honor...
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The Story of the Thirteen Colonies

Hélène Adeline Guerber - History - 1898 - 342 pages
...die. Once, when a prisoner whom he particularly hated was brought before him, he angrily cried : " You are very welcome ; I am more glad to see you than any man in Virginia; you shall be hanged in half an hour." This prisoner was executed, and so many others shared his fate...
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History of the United States of America: From the Discovery of the ..., Volume 1

George Bancroft - United States - 1898
...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 ; yon shall be hanged in half an hour." The patriot, on the twentieth of January, 1677, avowing the...
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