By Esther Forbes
Yesterday I read about Paul Revere. I will read the other half of the book next week. I really enjoyed reading about him. I read a little about his younger years, and then about his older ones. Things were getting closer and closer to war with
. Paul Revere was a silversmith, but when
things got bad, he had to change his work sometimes. Sometimes he would make false teeth for
people. I’m sorry if all this isn’t very
clearly written. I wasn’t able to write
this yesterday because I was out of time.
I think Paul Revere is probably best known for his midnight ride to warn
the townspeople that the British were coming.
He did a lot of that sort of riding.
He also led one of the groups at the Boston Tea Party. Right after that, he was very tired, but he
wasn’t able to rest yet. He had to
saddle up his horse and go riding to England New York
and Pennsylvania to let them know what had done. The British were so mad after the Boston Tea
Party that they wouldn’t let any boats come to Boston .
was not on an island, but it almost was. Boston