The Question and Answer section for Johnny Tremain is a great resource to ask questions, find answers, and discuss the novel.
Johnny first meets Pumpkin, a British soldier, when the soldiers want him flogged for his association to the Boston Observer. Pumpkin is supposed to be the one flogging Johnny, but instead, he helps him escape.
These were Sam Adams, John Hancock, Doctor Warren, and Doctor Church.
Johnny wants to get Paul Revere's opinion and advice on the handle he made for Mr. Hancock's pitcher.