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" States currency ; promising that if the money was not forthcoming in fifteen minutes, the torch, would be applied. I know not whether it was possible to raise so great a sum in so short a time. At all events, it was not raised. "
History of the Counties of McKean, Elk, and Forest, Pennsylvania, with ... - Seite 39
1800
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The South: A Tour of Its Battlefields and Ruined Cities, a Journey Through ...

John Townsend Trowbridge - 1866 - 590 Seiten
...ransoms to the marauders. But now its time had come. The Confederate leaders demanded of the authorities one hundred thousand dollars in gold, or five hundred thousand dollars in United States currency ; promising that if the money was not forthcoming in fifteen minutes, the torch,...
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PICTURE OF THE DESOLATED STATES; AND THE WORK RESTORATION

J.T. TROWBRIDGE - 1868
...ransoms to the marauders. But now its time had come. The Confederate leaders demanded of the authorities one hundred thousand dollars in gold, or five hundred thousand dollars in United ^States currency; promising that if the money was not forthcoming in fifteen minutes, the torch...
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A Picture of the Desolated States: And the Work of Restoration. 1865-1868

John Townsend Trowbridge - 1868 - 736 Seiten
...ransoms to the marauders. But now its time had come. The Confederate leaders demanded of the authorities one hundred thousand dollars in gold, or five hundred thousand dollars in United States currency ; promising that if the money was not forthcoming in fifteen' minutes, the torch...
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The Rebellion Record: A Diary of American Events, with Documents ..., Band 11

Frank Moore - 1868
...followed by mounted men under Gilmore. The main force, was in lino of battle, and a demand was made for one hundred thousand dollars in gold, or five hundred thousand dollars in Government funds, as ransom, and a number of citizens were arrested and held as hostages for its payment....
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The Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War in the United States of ..., Band 3

Benson John Lossing - 1877
...CHAMBERSBTJRG. 349 •deserted village of Chambersburg,1 in Pennsylvania, and demanded of the inhabitants two hundred thousand dollars in gold, or five hundred thousand dollars in " greenbacks " * or currency, as a tribute to insure the town from destruction. The tribute was not offered, and...
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The Annals of the War Written by Leading Participants North and South

1879 - 800 Seiten
...to the proper authorities, a proclamation which he had issued, calling upon them to furnish me with one hundred thousand dollars in gold, or five hundred thousand dollars in greenbacks, and in case the money was not furnished I was ordered to burn the city and return to Virginia. The proclamation...
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The Rise and Fall of the Confederate Government, Band 2

Jefferson Davis - 1881
...Johnson's and a battery of artillery to that place, and demand of the municipal authorities the sum of one hundred thousand dollars in gold, or five hundred thousand dollars in United States currency, as a compensation for the destruction of the houses named and their contents...
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The Rise and Fall of the Confederate Government, Band 2

Jefferson Davis - 1881
...Johnson's and a battery of artillery to that place, and demand of the municipal authorities the sum of one hundred thousand dollars in gold, or five hundred thousand dollars in United States currency, as a compensation for the destruction of the houses named and their contents...
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The Rise and Fall of the Confederate Government, Band 2

Jefferson Davis - 1881
...Johnson's and a battery of artillery to that place, and demand of the municipal authorities the sum of one hundred thousand dollars in gold, or five hundred thousand dollars in United States currency, as a compensation for the destruction of the houses named and their contents...
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The Great Invasion of 1863 ...: A Statement of the General Sickles ...

Jacob Hoke - 1887 - 581 Seiten
...hundred men, and proceed to Chambersburg, Pennsylvania, and after capturing it, levy a tribute upon it of one hundred thousand dollars in gold, or five hundred thousand dollars in United States currency, and in default of the payment of either to burn the town. On this same day...
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