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The Daily Dispatch: October 4, 1862., [Electronic resource] 4 0 Browse Search
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conscience, or, in other words, to live as they pleased — the Yankees taking to praying, and money making, and converting Quakers, and the Battlements to horse racing, and cock fighting, and breeding negroes, Against these new invaders Withelmus Kieft immediately dispatched a naval armament of two doops and thirty men, under Jan. Jansen Alpendam, who was armed to the very teeth with one of the little Governor's most powerful speeches, written in vigorous Low Dutch. "Admiral Alpendamatto breeding upstarts, and included by ordering them to evacuate the country immediately; to which they laconically gentled, in plain English, they'd see him d — C first." "Now this was a reply on which neither Jan. Jansen Alpendam nor Withelmus Kieft had made any calculation. Finding himself. Therefore. totally unprepared to answer so terrible a rebuff with suitable hostility, the Admiral concluded his course would be to return home and report progress. He accordingly steered his cou