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ance, when a tall man, in a rubber overcoat and a sou'wester hat, dripping with rain, came in and inquired for Captain Richardson. Every face turned to me, every hand pointed, and every voice shouted, There he is. He took a large, official-looking paper from his pocket, and handed it to me. I opened and read it. It was an order from the governor to appear forthwith at the State House in Boston, with my company for service. Holding it above my head, I shouted, Here it is, boys! Go down to Pike's stable and get a horse apiece, and notify every member of the company to be here at my office by daylight to-morrow morning. The company marched from its temporary quarters to Boston early in the morning of April 17, Captain Richardson writes: As we passed along, we received many tokens of regard from citizens. Dr. Estes Howe placed a one-hundred-dollar bill in my hand, to be used for the benefit of the company. One man gave me a dilapidated white kid glove, saying, The fingers wil