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" On the morning of his execution," continued the officer, "my station was near the fatal spot, and I requested the Provost Marshal to permit the prisoner to sit in my marquee, while he was making the necessary preparations. Captain Hale entered; he was... "
The New England Historical and Genealogical Register - Page 143
1893
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Revolutionary services and civil life of General William Hull

Maria Campbell, James Freeman Clarke - Detroit (Mich.) - 1848 - 482 pages
...On the morning of his execution,' continued the officer, ' my station was near the fatal spot, and I requested the Provost Marshal to permit the prisoner to sit in my marquee, while he was making the necessary preparations. Captain Hale entered : he was calm, and bore...
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Memoir of Gen. William Hull

Samuel Clarke Clarke - Detroit (Mich.) - 1893 - 24 pages
...without the form of a trial, gave orders for Captain Hale's execution on the next morning. Captain Hale asked for a clergyman to attend him, and for...Provost Marshal to permit the prisoner to sit in my marquee while he was making the necessary preparations. Captain Hale entered, he bore himself with...
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Nathan Hale

Jean Christie Root - 1915 - 160 pages
...'"On the morning of his execution,' continued the officer, ' my station was near the fatal spot, and I requested the provost marshal to permit the prisoner to sit in my marquee while he was making the necessary preparations. Captain Hale entered ; he was calm, and bore...
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The book of the Yale pageant, 21 October 1916: in commemoration of the two ...

George Henry Nettleton - Drama - 1916 - 243 pages
..."On the morning of his execution," continued the officer, "my station was near the fatal spot, and I requested the Provost Marshal to permit the prisoner to sit in my marquee, while he was making the necessary preparations. Captain Hale entered; he was calm, and bore...
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The Book of Virtues for Young People: A Treasury of Great Moral Stories

William J. Bennett - Juvenile Nonfiction - 1997 - 384 pages
...by his inhuman jailer. On the morning of his execution . . . my station was near the fatal spot, and I requested the provost marshal to permit the prisoner to sit in my marquee, while he was making the necessary preparations. Captain Hale entered: he was calm, and bore...
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Turncoats, Traitors, and Heroes

John Bakeless - History - 1998 - 406 pages
...artillery park, where Captain Montresor had his tent. The humane Montresor, pitying the condemned man, "requested the Provost Marshal to permit the prisoner to sit in my marquee, while he was making the necessary preparations. Captain Hale entered; he was calm, and bore...
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