The day before Montgomery entered Montreal,
Chap. LIV.} 1775 Nov. Carutside of the walls.
The rapid success of Montgomery had emboldened a party in Quebec to confess ld call a convention of the Canadian people, Montgomery embarked on board three armed schooners withered chances of victory.
The first act of Montgomery was a demand for the surrender of the city; and hand grenades.
In case of success, said Montgomery, the effects of those who have been most actgagement of many of his troops would expire; Montgomery must act now, or resign the hope of crowning under Arnold from the west and north, under Montgomery from the south and east.
The general, whom with dead-
Chap. LIV.} 1775. Dec. ly aim. Montgomery, his aid Macpherson, the young and gallant Ceesman, and ten others, instantly fell dead; Montgomery from three wounds.
With him the soul of thebehind him. There, too, by his side, lay Richard Montgomery, on the spot where he fell.
At his deat