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We'll find mighty little, anyway, till this storm lets up. I'm going to put five Rangers
and five Indians with the women and start 'em straight for Crown Point. It's a long
trip, but hunting's best in that direction, and as small a party as that, taking that
route, isn't likely to be followed." The women just looked helplessly at each other.
Jennie Coit, standing close beside Ogden, moved behind him and put her cheek
against his back. "Lieutenant Solomon and Sergeant Clark," Rogers said, "you're
All right, Jennie. How've you been? I didn't know — I hope — by James, Jennie, I
thought we werent going to get through. I wondered how you were making it. I
was afraid — afraid " "We did all right," she said carelessly. "We took it easy.
When it rained, we denned up. We killed five deer and a bear and half a dozen
raccoons." Ogden kept hold of her arm as though he never intended to let go. He
had to release her, though, when she stooped to pick up her bundle and kettle. "
Here, let's ...
He turned helplessly to me: then back to Jennie. He seemed confused and slow-
witted. "No, Jennie," he said. "No. Now wait. Now wait, Jennie. You can't do that.
You — your " She turned on him. "Can't do what! I can do any damned thing I
please! I don't owe anybody anything! I didn't ask anyone to take me away from St
. Francis! I'm going to Stockbridge to live!" "Stockbridge!" Ogden whispered. "
Stockbridge!" Jennie looked at him defiantly. When he said nothing more, she
spoke to ...
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - dandelionroots - LibraryThing
During the French and Indian War, a New Englander desires to paint Indians and is met with derision. He stumbles upon Major Robert Rogers (of Rogers' Rangers) and inadvertently gives him the idea to ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - stonelea - LibraryThing
Read in 2008 Recommended great read as part of the early series of books that were written by KR in the 1940's. He was considered to be a very accurate historian and his books bring all that the revolutionaries suffered to make our country free. Read full review