“Apocryphal (Of a story or statement) of doubtful authenticity, although widely circulated as being true”
B. Identify Parson Mason Locke Weems. What was his occupation? What apocryphal stories did he write?
Mason Locke Weems, well known as Parson Weems, was an American book specialists and writer who composed a few memoirs of authentic figures. He was the author of a percentage of the fanciful stories about George Washington, the most well known of which was his 1800 memoir of George Washington, The Life of Washington.
C. Who was Sam Prescott? What did he do that Paul Revere has often received credit for? How did Revere get the credit for Prescott’s actions?
According to Russel in Paul Revere website,