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Ticonderoga, before the walls of Havana, and far up the lakes against Pontiac, a pioneer of emigration to the southern banks of the Mississippi, the oracle of all patriot circles in his neighborhood, rode to Boston with one hundred and thirty sheep, as a gift from the parish of Brooklyn. The old hero became Warren's guest, and every one's favorite. The officers whom he visited on Boston Common bantered him about coming down to fight. Twenty ships of the line and twenty regiments, said Major Small, may be expected from England in case a submission is not speedily made by Boston. If they come, said the veteran, I am ready to treat them as enemies. The growing excitement attracted to New England Charles Lee, the restless officer whom the Five Nations had named the Boiling Water. As aide-de-camp to the king of Poland, he assumed the rank of a ma- Chap. VIII.} 1774. Aug. jor-general, which on occasion of his visit was universally acknowledged; so that of all who were likely to d