A first book in American history, with special reference to the lives and deeds of great Americans . hidden there.But Bacon was already amongfriends. When the countrypeople heard that he was indanger, they seized their gunsand vowed to kill the gov-ernor and all his party. Ba-con was quickly marching onJamestown with five hundredangry men at his back. Thepeople refused to help the gov-ernor, and Bacon and his menentered Jamestown. It was theirturn to guard the roads and keep Berkeley in. The old governor offered to fight the young captainsingle-handed, but Bacon told him he would not harmhim.