the 1st of the Boy Scout fiction books began appearing in 1911, below a 12 months after the founding of the Boy Scouts of the USA in 1910 – displaying how quickly the BSA started to seize the minds of younger American boys, and the way fast it got here to be an influential presence in American society. the tale you're approximately to take pleasure in was once written a trifling years later (1913), yet was once already a part of the fourth or 5th sequence of this kind to come back off the presses. There could finally be many hundreds of thousands of Boy Scout fiction books, prepared into ratings of sequence – yet this one is likely one of the earliest.
Boy Scouts within the Everglades is the 8th quantity of a twelve-book sequence through Maj. Archibald Lee Fletcher, whose biography seems within the Foreword.
Boy Scouts within the Everglades keeps the hot tale line for the sequence that started with the 7th quantity, Boy Scouts on previous more advantageous (also to be had from monstrous Rock Publishing). beginning within the earlier e-book, Fletcher left in the back of the by-now widespread characters and exploits of the lads of the Beverly, Indiana, Beaver Patrol, and became to their compatriots within the Beaver Patrol of Chicago. those street-wise sixteen-year-old's, now unencumbered through jobs and obligations, and flush with the gift cash they earned by means of breaking apart the crowd of smugglers on outdated greater, locate themselves despatched on one other project via their benefactor, the profitable Chicago lawyer, Mr. Horton.
This time, the path takes them deep into the Florida Everglades, on a challenge to discover the lacking son of a trendy Chicago banker. alongside the way in which, the stumble upon thieves, pirates, wreckers, a Seminole guy, and a cadre of different scouts, all it sounds as if trying to find an identical boy.