|Apparently a scrappy little fellow.|
That's the skinny story-- the one I knew-- and it's a good one. But the real story is much more interesting. Abigale's involved. (What a fire-cracker!) And also a guy named Benjamin Rush-- whoever he was.
I haven't finished the chapter yet. I'll let you know how it turns out. I mean, besides the dying part, which we all know.
Joseph J. Ellis. Founding Brothers: The Revolutionary Generation. Alfred A. Knopf, New York. 2001.