Why not, pray--is it not properly signed and sealed?
Oh yes. Signed properly, but it is drawn against the Governor--and not against the Charter Committee.
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!
Here you are, sir. [rattle of paper]
Hm--yes--a quill. So--now--"The Charter Committee--is hereby ordered"--there you are. Now I hope you are satisfied.
Are you satisfied with this, Governor?
Hm--does this not seem to be a forgery, Captain 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.
Yes, yes! We saw him.
It is a forgery! Don't obey it!
I should say that the change invalidated th