Gwinnett



Button, 1735?–77, American Revolutionary leader, born in England.
Historical Examples

This was a time when all who hesitated were suspected, and Gwinnett shared the common fate.
The Memories of Fifty Years William H. Sparks

“He’s only said he sold them to Gwinnett,” Rand pointed out.
Murder in the Gunroom Henry Beam Piper

Now, en route to Gwinnett’s, he was briefing his assistant on what had happened.
Murder in the Gunroom Henry Beam Piper

Gwinnett’s eyes darted from side to side, like the eyes of a trapped animal.
Murder in the Gunroom Henry Beam Piper

Aside from this rash error the escutcheon of Mr. Gwinnett was without a blot.
Sages and Heroes of the American Revolution L. Carroll Judson

Rand and McKenna followed, with Mrs. Gwinnett bringing up the rear.
Murder in the Gunroom Henry Beam Piper

“You can show that to Arnold Rivers, if you want to,” Gwinnett said.
Murder in the Gunroom Henry Beam Piper

At the first shot both were wounded, Gwinnett’s leg being broken and he fell.
Revolutionary Reader Sophie Lee Foster

Rand strolled over to Gwinnett, frisked him, and told him to put his hands down.
Murder in the Gunroom Henry Beam Piper

Mr. Gwinnett had planned an expedition against East Florida and contemplated having the command.
Sages and Heroes of the American Revolution L. Carroll Judson

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