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ho had first proposed the enterprise in a letter from Montreal, by Colonel James Easton, and by not so many as fifty volunteers from Berkshire. At Bennington they found Ethan Allen, who was certainly the proper man to head his own people. Repairing to the north, he sent the alarm through the hills of Vermont; and on Sunday, the seventh of Chap. XXXII.} 1775. May. May, about one hundred Green Mountain Boys and near fifty soldiers from Massachusetts, under the mand of Easton, rallied at Castleton. Just the arrived Benedict Arnold, with only one attendant. He brought a commission from the Massachusetts committee of safety, which was disregarded, and the men unanimously elected Ethan Allen their chief. On the eighth of May, the party began the march; late on the ninth, they arrived at Orwell. With the utmost difficulty, a few boats were got together, and eighty-three men crossing the lake with Allen, landed near the garrison. The boats were sent back for Seth Warner and the re