This was a time when all who hesitated were suspected, and Gwinnett shared the common fate.
"He's only said he sold them to Gwinnett," Rand pointed out.
Now, en route to Gwinnett's, he was briefing his assistant on what had happened.
Gwinnett's eyes darted from side to side, like the eyes of a trapped animal.
Aside from this rash error the escutcheon of Mr. Gwinnett was without a blot.
Rand and McKenna followed, with Mrs. Gwinnett bringing up the rear.
"You can show that to Arnold Rivers, if you want to," Gwinnett said.
At the first shot both were wounded, Gwinnett's leg being broken and he fell.
Rand strolled over to Gwinnett, frisked him, and told him to put his hands down.
Mr. Gwinnett had planned an expedition against East Florida and contemplated having the command.