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" I ordered him to deliver to me the fort instantly ; he asked me by what authority I demanded it: I answered him, "In the name of the great Jehovah, and the Continental Congress. "
Benedict Arnold's Navy: The Ragtag Fleet That Lost the Battle of Lake ... - Page 32
by James Nelson - 2006 - 416 pages
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The Natural and Civil History of Vermont, Volume 2

Samuel Williams - Natural history - 1809
...commander, captain Dehplace to come forth inftantlv* or I would facnfice the whole garrifon : At which time the captain came immediately to the door with his breeches in his h.ind, when I ordered him to deliver to me the fort inftantly; hfafked me bv what authority I demanded...
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American Political and Military Biography: In Two Parts. Part I. The ...

Presidents - 1825 - 424 pages
...Captain Delaplace to come forth instantly, or I would sacrifice the whole garrison : At which time the captain came immediately to the door, with his...breeches in his hand, when I ordered him to deliver to me the fort instantly ; he asked me by what authority I demanded it. I answered him, " In the name...
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American Military Biography: Containing the Lives, Characters, and Anecdotes ...

Roberts & Burr - United States - 1825 - 184 pages
...Captain Delaplace to come forth instantly, or 1 would sacrifice the whole garrison : At which time the captain came immediately to the door, with his breeches in his hand, when 1 ordered him to deliver to me tta fort instantly ; he asked me py what authority I demanded it. I...
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Interesting Events in the History of the United States: Being a Selection of ...

John Warner Barber - United States - 1828 - 220 pages
...Capt. Delaplace, to come forth instantly, or I would sacrifice the whple -garrison : at which time the captain came immediately to the door with his...breeches in his hand, when I ordered him to deliver to me the fort instantly ; he asked me by what authority I demanded it. I answered him, ," In the name...
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American Military Biography: Containing the Lives and Characters of the ...

United States - 1831 - 615 pages
...instantly, or I would sacrifice the whole garrison: At which time the captain came forth imn:.edialely to the door, with his breeches in his hand, when I ordered him to deliver to me the fort instantly; he asked me by what authority I demanded it. I answered him, ' In the name...
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History of the New Netherlands, Province of New York, and State of ..., Volume 2

William Dunlap, Adriaen van der Donck - New York (State) - 1840
...Captain Delaplace, to come forth instantly, or I would sacrifice the whole garrison : at which time the captain came immediately to the door with his...breeches in his hand, when I ordered him to deliver to me the fort instantly ; he asked me by what authority I demanded it. I answered him, ' in the name...
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Heroes of the Revolution: comprising lives of officers who were ...

John Frost - United States - 1844 - 240 pages
...Captain Delaplace, to come forth instantly, or I would sacrifice the whole garrison ; at which time the captain came immediately to the door with his...breeches in his hand, when I ordered him to deliver to me the fort instantly; he asked me by what authority I demanded it. I answered him, ' In the name...
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Lives of the Heroes of the American Revolution ... Also Embracing the ...

John Frost - United States - 1848 - 370 pages
...Captain Delaplace, to come forth instantly, or I would sacrifice the whole garrison; at which time the captain came immediately to the door with his...breeches in his hand, when I ordered him to deliver to me the fort instantly; he asked me by what authority I demanded it. I answered him, ' In the name...
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Washington and His Generals, Volume 2

Joel Tyler Headley - Generals - 1849
...commander, Captain De la Place, to come forth instantly or I would sacrifice the whole garrison : at which the captain came immediately to the door, with his...him to deliver me the fort instantly. He asked me b> what authority I demanded it. I answered him, ' In the name of the great Jehovah, and the Continental...
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Daring Deeds of American Heroes: With Biographical Sketches

James O. Brayman - Mexican War, 1846-1848 - 1853 - 499 pages
...commander, Capt. Pelaplace, to come forth instantly, or I would sacrifice the whole garrison ; at which time the captain came immediately to the door with his...breeches in his hand, when I ordered him to deliver to me the fort instantly ; he asked me by what authority I demanded it. I answered him, ' Jh the name...
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