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A SKETCH OF THE LIFE OF COM. ROBERT F. STOCKTON - Page 122
1856
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three years in california

rey walter colton - 1850
...marched upon the town he would find it the grave of his men. " Then," said the commodore, "tell the general to have the bells ready to toll in the morning...o'clock, as I shall be there at that time." He was there ; but Castro, in the mean time, had broken up his camp, mounted with an armed band, and fled towards...
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Three Years in California

Walter Colton - California - 1852 - 456 pages
...marched upon the town he would find it the grave of his men. " Then," said the commodore, " tell the general to have the bells ready to toll in the morning...o'clock, as I shall be there at that time." He was there ; but Castro, in the mean time, had broken up his camp, mounted with an armed band, and fled towards...
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The Annals of San Francisco: Containing a Summary of the History of ...

Frank Soulé, John H. Gihon, Jim Nisbet - California - 1855 - 824 pages
...marched upon the town he would find it the grave of his men.' ' Then,' said the commodore, ' tell the general to have the bells ready to toll in the morning...o'clock, as I shall be there at that time.' He was there ; but Castro in the mean time had broken up his camp, mounted with an armed band and fled." Stockton,...
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A Sketch of the Life of Com. Robert F. Stockton: With an Appendix ...

Samuel John Bayard, Robert Field Stockton - California - 1856 - 341 pages
...which to meet his enemy, and, anxious to keep a position where access to the open plains would aiford him the facilities for escape, he intrenched himself...bold and confident deportment of their adversary, * Colton's Three Years in California. and they shrunk from conflict with a foe apparently so desperate...
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The land of gold or: Three years in California [1846-1849]

Walter Colton - California - 1860 - 456 pages
...marched upon the town he would find it the grave of his men. " Then," said the commodore, " tell the general to have the bells ready to toll in the morning...o'clock, as I shall be there at that time." He was there; but Castro, in the mean time, had broken up his camp, mounted with an armed band, and fled towards...
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United Service: A Monthly Review of Military and Naval Affairs, Volume 1

Military art and science - 1889
...if he marched upon the town he would find it the grave of his men." " Then," said the commodore, " tell your general to have the bells ready to toll...eight o'clock, as I shall be there at that time." Commodore Stockton, with his usual punctuality,—especially when fighting was on hand,—was there...
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A History of the United States Navy, from 1775 to 1893, Volume 2

Edgar Stanton Maclay - 1894
...marched upon the town he would find it the grave of his men." The American commander replied : " Then tell your general to have the bells ready to toll in the morning at eight o'clock. I shall be there at that time." Stockton was as good as his word, and on the 13th of August he met...
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Misrepresentations of Early California History Corrected: Proceedings of the ...

Society of California Pioneers - California - 1894 - 37 pages
...been sent to warn him against entering Los Angeles with his forces, " Have the bells ready to toll at eight o'clock, as I shall be there at that time." He says, that this and other preceding statements " may very safely be designated as falsehoods, pure...
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A History of the United States Navy, from 1775 to 1898, Volume 2

Edgar Stanton Maclay - 1898
...marched upon the town he would find it the grave of his men." The American commander replied: "Then tell your general to have the bells ready to toll in the morning at eight o'clock. I shall be there at that time." Stockton was as good as his word, and on the 13th of August he met...
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Edinburgh Review, Or, Critical Journal, Volume 107

English literature - 1858
...marched upon the town he would find it the grave of his men." " Then," said the commodore, " tell the general to have the bells ready to toll in the morning...o'clock, as I shall be there at that time." He was there : but Castro in the meantime had broken up his camp, mounted with an armed band, and fled.' The authority...
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