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The Tree That Saved Connecticut

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Language: English
Wordcount: 6,154 / 27 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 85.9
LoC Category: PN
Downloads: 389
Added to site: 2009.04.07
mnybks.net#: 23869
Genre: Drama
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s order.

BLIGH

Why not, pray--is it not properly signed and sealed?

WADSWORTH

Oh yes. Signed properly, but it is drawn against the Governor--and not against the Charter Committee.

BLIGH

Why--what--oh, this is too much! Governor Andros warned me that you would be stubborn and stiff-necked! But I'll have that charter! Here--I'll change that order--give it here!

WADSWORTH

Here you are, sir. [rattle of paper]

BLIGH

Hm--yes--a quill. So--now--"The Charter Committee--is hereby ordered"--there you are. Now I hope you are satisfied.

WADSWORTH

Are you satisfied with this, Governor?

TREAT

Hm--does this not seem to be a forgery, Captain Wadsworth?

WADSWORTH

It not only seems to be, sir, but it is. I saw him make an illegal change in the order. All of us saw it.

ALL

Yes, yes! We saw him.

It is a forgery! Don't obey it!

TREAT

I should say that the change invalidated th

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