Nathan Hale, 1755 - 1776
Bronze by William Ordway Partridge, St Paul, Minnesota (1907)
Born: 6 June 1755, Coventry, Connecticut Colony, British America
Died: 22 September 1776, New York City
Nathan Hale quotes:
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- I am not influenced by the expectation of promotion or pecuniary reward. I wish to be useful, and every kind of service necessary for the public good, becomes honorable by being necessary. permalink
- I only regret that I have but one life to lose for my country. permalink
alleged to be his last words, before being hanged by the British as a spy
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