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The Minute Boys of Boston

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Author: James Otis (James Otis Kaler)
Published: 1910
Language: English
Wordcount: 99,426 / 271 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 68.1
LoC Category: PS
Downloads: 750
Added to site: 2010.06.07
mnybks.net#: 28064
Origin: gutenberg.org
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in her half a dozen times since the guard at the Neck have had their eyes opened, without any one's being the wiser. If so be you would send a message, we three can carry it, sir," and so eager was I for him to accept my services that I trembled like one in an ague.

"And who may this young gentleman be?" the doctor asked as he pointed at Silas Brownrigg, who was striving to make himself look as large as possible to the end that he might attract attention.

"My father is Robert Brownrigg, who has been enrolled among the Minute Men these many days, and has called himself a Son of Liberty since I can remember."

"I know him well, and now believe that one or all of you can serve me well and faithfully, meaning that you will be serving the Cause. I desire to send a message with all speed to Colonel James Barrett, who can be found about a mile this side the town of Lexington, at Samuel Hadley's home."

"We will carry your message, sir, and bind ourselves to deliver it before sunrise," I cri

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