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" I have three thousand dollars in hard money; I will pledge my plate for three thousand more; I have seventy hogsheads of Tobago rum, which shall be sold for the most it will bring. These are at the service of the State. If we succeed in defending our... "
The Merchants' Magazine and Commercial Review - Page 537
1839
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American History for Schools

George Payn Quackenbos - 1879
...patriot John Langdon, arose and said : " I have $3,000 in hard money ; I will pledge my plate for $8,000 more ; I have seventy hogsheads of Tobago rum, which...the state. If we succeed in defending our firesides, I may be remunerated ; if not, the property will be of no value to me. Our old friend Stark, who so...
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A Popular History of the United States: From the First Discovery ..., Volume 3

William Cullen Bryant, Sydney Howard Gay - 1879
...seventy hogsheads of Tobago rum, which 1777.] THE BATTLE OF BEXNINGTON. shall be sold for the most they will bring. These are at the service of the State. If we succeed, I shall be remunerated; if not, they will be of no use to me." The State promptly ordered out the militia,...
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1781. Rutland County. 1881: Centennia Celebration of the Organization of ...

Rutland County Historical Society, Castleton, Vt - 1882 - 196 pages
...Langdon, who says viz. : "I have three thousand dollars in hard rnoiiey ; I will pledge my plate for three thousand more ; I have seventy hogsheads of Tobago...These are at the service of the State. If we succeed I may be remunerated ; if not it will be of no value to me." The result of this assistance was soon...
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The Wheelman, Volume 2

1883
...more. I have seventy hogsheads of Tobago rum, which will be sold for the most they will bring. They are at the service of the State. If we succeed in defending our firesides and our homes I may be remunerated ; if we do not, then the property will be of no value to me. Our friend...
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Provincial and State Papers, Volume 13

New Hampshire - 1884
...thousand more. I have seventy hogsheads of Tobago rum, which will be sold for the most it will bring. They are at the service of the state. If we succeed in defending our firesides and our homes, I may be remunerated : if we do not, then the property will be of no value to me. Our friend...
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Provincial and State Papers, Volume 15

New Hampshire (Colony) Probate Court - 1886
...thousand more. I have seventy hogsheads of Tobago rum, which I will sell for the most it will bring. They are at the service of the state. If we succeed in defending our firesides and our homes, I may be remunerated. If we do not, then the property will be of no value to me. Our friend...
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The Magazine of American History with Notes and Queries, Volume 21

John Austin Stevens, Benjamin Franklin DeCosta, Henry Phelps Johnston, Martha Joanna Lamb, Nathan Gillett Pond - 1889
...follows : " Gentlemen : I have three thousand dollars in hard money : I will pledge my plate for three thousand more : I have seventy hogsheads of Tobago...state. If we succeed in defending our firesides and our homes, I may be remunerated ; if we do not, the property will be of no value to me. Our old friend...
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Addresses at the Dedication of the Monument Erected to the Memory of Matthew ...

1894 - 47 pages
...Langdon said to the assembly, "I have three thousand dollars in hard money; I pledge my plate for three thousand more; I have seventy hogsheads of Tobago rum which shall be sold for the most it will bring ; they are at the service of the colony. If we succeed in defending our firesides and our homes,...
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Proceedings in Congress Upon the Acceptance of the Statues of John Stark and ...

United States. 53d Congress, 3d session, 1894-1895 - 1895 - 263 pages
...representatives, as follows: I have three thousand dollars in hard money; my plate I will pledge for as much more. I have seventy hogsheads of Tobago rum, which shall be sold for the most they will bring. These are at the service of the State. If we succeed, I shall be remunerated; if not,...
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Proceedings in Congress Upon the Acceptance of the Statues of John Stark and ...

United States. Congress - 1895 - 263 pages
...pledge for as much more. I have seventy hogsheads of Tobago rum, which shall be sold for the most they will bring. These are at the service of the State. If we succeed, I shall be remunerated; if not, they will be of no use to me. We can raise a brigade, and our friend...
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