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Excerpt from Paul Reveres Signal: The True Story of the Signal Lanterns in Christ Church, BostonMr. Deane said that some of the members of the Society would remember an interesting communication which appeared some months ago (July 20) in theMoreExcerpt from Paul Reveres Signal: The True Story of the Signal Lanterns in Christ Church, BostonMr. Deane said that some of the members of the Society would remember an interesting communication which appeared some months ago (July 20) in the Boston Daily Advertiser, entitled Paul Reveres Signal: The true story of the signal lanterns in Christ Church, Boston. It was written by the Reverend John Lee Watson, D. D., formerly of Trinity Church in this city, and now residing in Orange, New Jersey- and took the ground that the person who hung out or displayed the lanterns on Christ Church Steeple, on the night of the 18th of April, 1775, was not Robert Newman, the sexton of the church, but John Pulling, a friend of Paul Revere. Dr. Watsons statement seemed to be conclusive, and to be fully concurred in by our historical friends. Mr. Deane said that Dr. Watson had sent to him a slip from the Advertiser containing his article, with some corrections and additions- and he now communicated it to the Society, believing that it would find an appropriate place in our Proceedings.Paul Reveres Signal: The True Story Of The Signal Lanterns In Christ Church, Boston.To the Editors of the Boston Daily Advertiser: -It will be remembered by many persons in Boston, that, last year, in the Centennial celebration of the events of the night of April 18, 1775, it was stated by my friend, the esteemed Rector of Christ Church, Boston, that the signal lanterns which directed the movements of Paul Revere on that night were hung out on the steeple of the Old North Church by one Robert Newman, who, it was said, was then the sexton of that church.About the PublisherForgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.comThis book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully- any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.