[Adventure]-The Northern Spy by J.Thomas Warren-ag

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Post by alg1001 » January 2nd, 2021, 3:06 pm

The Northern Spy by J. Thomas Warren ( circa 1800).

The Northern Spy, written in the 1800s, is a lively story about a Union soldier who infiltrates a Confederate battalion in order to aid in the conquering of South Carolina. The novel was very popular, so much so that allegedly Northern Spy apples were named for the hero of the story. ( A. Gramour)
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      Genres for the project: Action & Adventure Fiction; General Fiction/Published 1800 -1900; Historical Fiction

      Keywords that describe the book: espionage, civil war, South Carolina, Confederacy, Union, general sherman

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Post by RMerideth » January 2nd, 2021, 6:46 pm

I would like to claim section 1 (Chapter 1), if it is still available. Thanks! Randall

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Post by alg1001 » January 3rd, 2021, 9:14 am

Hi Randall,
It is all yours.
Thanks!
-Amy

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Post by ColleenMc » January 3rd, 2021, 10:24 am

Could I do chapters 3 and 4?

Also for consistency, how are we pronouncing his name .... Mau-rees or Morris? Saint Ledger or San Lejair?

Thanks!
Colleen
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Post by alg1001 » January 3rd, 2021, 10:48 am

Let's go with the French: Mau-rees and San Lejair.
Thanks!
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Post by johnb2 » January 4th, 2021, 5:40 pm

Hi Amy

Chapter 11 Queer things happen.
Chapter 12 The end of the whole matter.

may 1.
john

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Post by alg1001 » January 4th, 2021, 5:46 pm

Hi John,
They are yours.
Thanks!
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Post by johnb2 » January 5th, 2021, 10:29 am


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Post by alg1001 » January 5th, 2021, 11:49 am

Thank you, John!

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Post by johnb2 » January 5th, 2021, 6:26 pm

Hi Amy

May I do chapter 2, please

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Post by alg1001 » January 5th, 2021, 7:03 pm

Hi John,
Chapter 2 is yours.
Thanks!
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Post by johnb2 » January 6th, 2021, 3:26 pm


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Post by alg1001 » January 6th, 2021, 6:41 pm

Thank you for Chapter 2, John!

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Post by oscaraduran » January 8th, 2021, 10:01 pm

I would like to offer to proof-listen, if you do not have someone else already.
--Oscar

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Post by alg1001 » January 9th, 2021, 8:31 am

Hi Oscar,
I will sign you on as proof listener. I'll PM you information on accessing the magic window for this project and on how to be a prooflistener.
Welcome aboard.
-Amy

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