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The Boy Scout Treasure Hunters

The Lost Treasure of Buffalo Hollow

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Published: 1917
Language: English
Wordcount: 49,873 / 145 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 81.1
LoC Category: PN
Downloads: 677
Added to site: 2007.09.18
mnybks.net#: 18280
Genre: Adventure
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each, with his body balanced on his elbows, then he let himself hang by his hands and kicked out in the hope of finding some landing. There was nothing to be felt but the brick wall. His arms grew tired as he swung. His efforts to draw up again were ineffectual. In desperation he swung off into space.

Splash! He was choking and gasping in water!

CHAPTER II

A FRIEND AND A FOE

Splashing about in his watery quarters Glen speedily discovered that he had fallen into an enormous rain barrel. He was able to reach the top with his hands, and lost no time in drawing himself up and crawling over the side. Then he stood in the shelter of the barrel and wrung a gallon or so of water out of the doctor's clothes. When the job was finished he had pretty well destroyed the identity of that suit of clothing. The draggled, wrinkled and stained garments bore no resemblance to the neat office suit. His mishap had given material help in effec

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