Free and Discounted Ebooks
Join 150,000 readers! Get our ebook deals straight to your inbox.

The Motor Boys on the Pacific

The Young Derelict Hunters

Cover image for

Download


Author: Clarence Young (pseudonym)
Published: 1909
Language: English
Wordcount: 46,881 / 137 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 88.1
LoC Category: PN
Series: Motor Boys
Downloads: 829
mnybks.net#: 7710
Excerpt

e line of railroad I am agent for," said Mr. Hitter, after reading the telegram again. "If it had, we'd be responsible."

"What can we do?" asked Bob. "We want to get damages."

"An' I guess you're entitled to 'em," replied the agent. "Come on inside, and I'll tell you what to do. You'll have to make a claim, submit affidavits, go before a notary public and a whole lot of rig-ma-role, but I guess, in the end you'll get damages. They can't blame you because the boat was smashed. It's too bad! I feel like I'd lost an old friend."

Mr. Hitter had had several rides in the Dartaway for he had done the boys many favors and they wished to return them, so he was given a chance to get intimately acquainted with the speedy craft.

Taking the boys into his office, Mr. Hitter instructed them how to write a letter to the claim department of the Florida Coast Railway, demanding damages for the smashing of the boat.

"Be respectful, but put it good and strong," he said. "I'll write on my own account to the general

SUBSCRIBE TO MANYBOOKS 

FREE EBOOKS 

Join 150,000+ fellow readers! Get Free eBooks and book bargains from ManyBooks in your inbox. 

We respect your email privacy

(advanced)
login | register

User ID

Password

reset password

Author of the Day

N. S. Wikarski
Despite earning a Ph.D. from the University of Chicago, Amazon bestselling author, Nancy Wikarski, discovered that her real passion lies with historical mystery and adventure fiction writing. Her Arkana Series in particular has enthralled fans with its treasure hunting and secret societies. As our author of the day, we chat with Nancy about how she came up with the compelling ideas for her stories, the challenge of writing about a villain with values she cannot relate to at all and how she shares a secret skill with the main character of her series.
Read full interview...