American Leaders and Heroes

American Leaders and Heroes

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Excerpt: ...With a stubborn purpose to prevent the landing of the tea even if they had to fight, the Boston people appointed men, armed with muskets and bayonets, some to watch the tea-ships by day and some by night. Six couriers were to be ready to mount their horses, which they kept saddled and bridled, and speed into the country to give the alarm to the people. Sentinels were stationed in the church-belfries to ring the bells, and beacon- Pg 161 fires were ready to be lighted on the surrounding hilltops. The Old South Church, Boston. The morning of December 16th had come. If the tea should remain in the harbor until the morrowshow more

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  • Paperback
  • 189 x 246 x 4mm | 163g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236722957
  • 9781236722959