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A Message to Garcia

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Author: Elbert Hubbard
Published: 1899
Language: English
Wordcount: 1,477 / 5 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 121.2
LoC Category: PN
Downloads: 1,806
Added to site: 2005.02.23
mnybks.net#: 9723
Genre: Essays
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it was very necessary to communicate quickly with the leader of the Insurgents. Garcia was somewhere in the mountain vastness of Cuba- no one knew where. No mail nor telegraph message could reach him. The President must secure his cooperation, and quickly.

What to do!

Some one said to the President, "There's a fellow by the name of Rowan will find Garcia for you, if anybody can."

Rowan was sent for and given a letter to be delivered to Garcia. How "the fellow by the name of Rowan" took the letter, sealed it up in an oil-skin pouch, strapped it over his heart, in four days landed by night off the coast of Cuba from an open boat, disappeared into the jungle, & in three weeks came out on the other side of the Island, having traversed a hostile country on foot, and delivered his letter to Garcia, are things I have no special desire now to tell in detail.

The point I wish to make is this: McKinley gave Rowan a letter to be delivered to Garcia; Rowan took the letter and

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Average Rating of 3 from 1 reviews: ***
2007.10.11
cymwood
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i like this book.i want to know how to do my job well.


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