Under the Liberty Tree

A Story of The 'Boston Massacre'

Cover image for

Download


Author: James Otis (James Otis Kaler)
Published: 1896
Language: English
Wordcount: 23,286 / 73 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 71.2
LoC Categories: PS, E
Downloads: 465
Added to site: 2010.03.08
mnybks.net#: 26919
Origin: gutenberg.org
Excerpt

umined the streets almost brilliantly, thereby preventing secrecy of movement.

Amos Richardson insisted that it might be fatal to the success of the scheme if they were discovered by Master Lillie before the pole had been set in place, and suggested that a certain number be selected to perform the work at an hour when all good people were supposed to be asleep.

The only difficulty in acting upon this suggestion was that every member of the party was desirous of doing a portion of the work; but Amos held firm to the idea that they might defeat their purpose by allowing too large a body of workmen to take part, and that the smallest number needed to perform the task would have greater chance of success.

Therefore it was that Jim, who was entitled to a place on the "committee" because of having designed the symbol; Amos, owing to the fact that he was looked upon by his comrades as their leader; Hardy Baker, because he had a personal grievance against the British and, consequently, against Br

(Promote your book here)

Featured Books

Cover image for Under the Liberty Tree by James Otis - Free eBook

Nano Contestant

Episode 1: Whatever It Takes
Leif Sterling

Fans of the Hunger Games and Sci-Fi Thrillers will... Read more

Cover image for Under the Liberty Tree by James Otis - Free eBook

Prophecy's Queen

An Epic Fantasy: Prequel to The Triadine Saga
Timothy Bond

"Readers compare him to David Eddings and Brandon... Read more

Cover image for Under the Liberty Tree by James Otis - Free eBook

The Eden Plague

Plague Wars Series Book 0
David VanDyke

Spend time inside a good book today! A Kindle Book... Read more

Cover image for Under the Liberty Tree by James Otis - Free eBook

The Piano Girl

Part One of the Counterfeit Princess Series
Sherri Schoenborn Murray

She plays from memory. Her memories.

T... Read more

Cover image for Under the Liberty Tree by James Otis - Free eBook

Hollywood Assassin

A Hollywood Alphabet Series Thriller
M.Z. Kelly

HOLLYWOOD ASSASSIN: A Hollywood Alphabet Series... Read more

Cover image for Under the Liberty Tree by James Otis - Free eBook

Aurora Sky: Vampire Hunter

Nikki Jefford

If there is one thing eighteen-year-old Aurora... Read more

(advanced)
login | register

User ID

Password

reset password

Help ManyBooks by sharing this page!

See it as donating a moment of your social media time, every little thing help us improve and stay online.

Popular in This Genre

The list of books below is based on the weekly downloads by our users regardless of eReader device or file format.

The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes
by Arthur Conan Doyle
Clarimonde
by Théophile Gautier
The Piano Girl
by Sherri Schoenborn Murray
The Arabian Nights
by Andrew Lang
Wuthering Heights
by Emily Brontë
The White Wolf
by Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch
Bunner Sisters
by Edith Wharton
The ''Genius''
by Theodore Dreiser
Jerusalem
by Selma Lagerlof

See more popular titles from this genre.