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Letter shows Revere’s sharp business sense

Note dated 1787 recently found

Wayne Butler, chairman of the Marblehead Historical Commission, held a recently discovered letter by Paul Revere. Wayne Butler, chairman of the Marblehead Historical Commission, held a recently discovered letter by Paul Revere. (Boston Globe Photo / Lisa Poole)
By Jack Nicas
Globe Correspondent / October 23, 2009

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Paul Revere, the American patriot famous for his midnight ride and role in the Boston Tea Party, was actually more of an everyman than legend suggests. A letter recently found in Marblehead written by the historic figure reveals that sometimes, he just wanted to save a buck. (Full article: 588 words)

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