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Under the Liberty Tree

A Story of The 'Boston Massacre'

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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: 483
Added to site: 2010.03.08 26919

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



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