Raynors HCA 2019-09
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Print, 12-1/2”x10-3/4”, titled “Last Words of Captain Nathan Hale, the Hero - Martyr of the American Revolution,” 1858, by Henry Howe, depicts Hale moments before his execution as he stares defiently at a British officer and utters his famous words “My only regret is that I have but one life to lose for my country!”. Some dampstaining, else VG. The Black hangman is Bill Richmond (1763 - 1829), an African American boxer born a slave in Cuckold's Town (now Richmondtown), Staten Island, New York. His nickname was 'The Black Terror'. Richmond was the servant of Lord Percy, the Duke of Northumberland, during the American Revolutionary War, who took him to England in 1777. On September 22, 1776, Richmond was the hangman who executed Nathan Hale
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The Execution of Captain Nathan Hale - Clearly Showing the Black Hangman

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