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American Revolutionary War Manuscripts at the Boston Public Library

The Boston Public Library has an extensive collection of original manuscripts from the American Revolutionary War era. The letters and documents were drafted by John Hancock, Samuel Adams, John Adams, James Otis, Joseph Warren, George Washington and other important Revolutionary War figures. The materials are mostly of American origin, but also include British, European, and West Indian sources. Some of the topics covered include the war’s political origins, the unfolding of military and naval c...



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American Revolutionary War Manuscripts at the Boston Public Library
by Massachusetts. Superior Court of Judicature; Mall, Alexander; Attwood, Samuel; Taylor, William; Boston Public Library. American Revolutionary War Manuscripts Collection
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Topic: Boston Massacre, 1770
American Revolutionary War Manuscripts at the Boston Public Library
by Tyrannicide (Brig); Hallet, John Allen; Boston Public Library. American Revolutionary War Manuscripts Collection
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Dated: Boston Harbour, July 21, 1778 through Dec. 7, 1778.
Topic: Logbooks
American Revolutionary War Manuscripts at the Boston Public Library
by Jarvis, James; Neufville, John de, recipient; Boston Public Library. American Revolutionary War Manuscripts Collection
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Topics: Adams, John, 1735-1826, French
American Revolutionary War Manuscripts at the Boston Public Library
by Clarke, Richard, 1711-1795; Winslow, Isaac, 1709-1777, recipient; Boston Public Library. American Revolutionary War Manuscripts Collection
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Topic: Wilkes, John, 1725-1797
American Revolutionary War Manuscripts at the Boston Public Library
by Revere, Paul, 1735-1818; United States. Continental Congress. Board of War and Ordnance, recipient; Boston Public Library. American Revolutionary War Manuscripts Collection
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Topics: United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 -- Equipment and supplies, United States --...
American Revolutionary War Manuscripts at the Boston Public Library
by Reading (Mass.); Boston Public Library. American Revolutionary War Manuscripts Collection
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Topic: United States. Continental Army
American Revolutionary War Manuscripts at the Boston Public Library
by Pierce, Abiel; Alden, Nathan; Boston Public Library. American Revolutionary War Manuscripts Collection
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Topic: Dike, Nicholas, 1722-1812
American Revolutionary War Manuscripts at the Boston Public Library
by Boston (Mass.). Merchants; Boston Public Library. American Revolutionary War Manuscripts Collection
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Topics: Tea tax (American colonies), Boston Tea Party, Boston, Mass., 1773, Tea trade
Not in Evans or Ford's Mass. broadsides
Topic: Merchants
American Revolutionary War Manuscripts at the Boston Public Library
by Fletcher, Thomas; Boston Public Library. American Revolutionary War Manuscripts Collection
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Topics: Licenses, Hotels, Taverns (Inns)
American Revolutionary War Manuscripts at the Boston Public Library
by Lincoln, Benjamin, 1733-1810; Barnwell, John, Major; Bee, Thomas, 1725-1812; Beekman, Benjamin, Colonel; Bowdoin, James, 1726-1790; Bretigny, Marquis de; Caswell, Richard, 1729-1789; Clinton, Henry, Sir, 1738?-1795 recipient; Cuthbert, Daniel, Major; Drayton, Stephen, 1736-1810; Elbert, Samuel, 1740-1788; Estaing, Charles Henri, comte d', 1729-1794; Gadsden, Christopher, 1724-1805; Galphin, George, -1780; Garden, Alexander, 1757-1829; Glascock, William, 1730-1793; Heriot, Robert, 1739-1792;...
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Dated: Charleston, Aug. 6, 1779 to Nov. 28, 1780
Topics: Charleston (S.C.) -- History -- Siege, 1780, United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783. --...
American Revolutionary War Manuscripts at the Boston Public Library
by Massachusetts. Committee of Correspondence; Franklin, Benjamin, 1706-1790 recipient; Cushing, Thomas, 1725-1788; Adams, Samuel, 1722-1803; Hancock, John, 1737-1793; Phillips, William; Boston Public Library. American Revolutionary War Manuscripts Collection
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Letter to Benjamin Franklin, agent in London, giving an account of the proceedings of the town of Boston at the meeting held in regard to the importation and destruction of tea, December 16, 1773
Topic: Boston Tea Party, 1773
American Revolutionary War Manuscripts at the Boston Public Library
by Chester, John, 1749-1809; Adams, William, recipient; Boston Public Library. American Revolutionary War Manuscripts Collection
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Topic: Liquor industry
American Revolutionary War Manuscripts at the Boston Public Library
by Boston (Mass.). Citizens; Adams, Samuel, 1722-1803; Revere, Paul, 1735-1818; Boston (Mass.). Selectmen, recipient; Boston (Mass.). Town Meeting; Boston Public Library. American Revolutionary War Manuscripts Collection
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Topics: Tea tax (American colonies), Boston Tea Party, 1773
Dated: June 16, 1776
Topic: Paine, Thomas, 1737-1809
American Revolutionary War Manuscripts at the Boston Public Library
by Crafts, Thomas, 1740-1799; Jeffries, David, 1714-1785; Shaw, Francis; Boston Public Library. American Revolutionary War Manuscripts Collection
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Topic: United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783. -- Sources
American Revolutionary War Manuscripts at the Boston Public Library
by Russell, William, 1748-; Boston Public Library. American Revolutionary War Manuscripts Collection
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Topics: Old Mill Prison, Privateering
American Revolutionary War Manuscripts at the Boston Public Library
by St. Clair, Arthur, 1734-1818; Boston Public Library. American Revolutionary War Manuscripts Collection
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Topics: Mackay, Aeneas, O'Hara
American Revolutionary War Manuscripts at the Boston Public Library
by Waln, Nicholas, 1742-1813; Boston Public Library. American Revolutionary War Manuscripts Collection
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Topics: Free African Americans, Slavery
American Revolutionary War Manuscripts at the Boston Public Library
by Bland, Theodorick, 1742-1790; Tucker, St. George, 1752-1827; Boston Public Library. American Revolutionary War Manuscripts Collection
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Topic: United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783. -- Sources
American Revolutionary War Manuscripts at the Boston Public Library
by Eliot, Samuel, 1739-1820; Boston Public Library. American Revolutionary War Manuscripts Collection
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Topic: Non-importation agreements, 1768-1769
American Revolutionary War Manuscripts at the Boston Public Library
by Bant, William, d. 1779; Hancock, John, 1737-1793 recipient; Boston Public Library. American Revolutionary War Manuscripts Collection
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Topic: Shipbuilding
American Revolutionary War Manuscripts at the Boston Public Library
by Trumbull, Joseph, 1737-1778; Hunt, recipient; Boston Public Library. American Revolutionary War Manuscripts Collection
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Topic: Ruggles, Nathaniel, b. 1730
American Revolutionary War Manuscripts at the Boston Public Library
by Boston (Mass.). Citizens; Clarke, Richard, 1711-1795; Powell, William; Boston (Mass.). Selectmen, recipient; Boston Public Library. American Revolutionary War Manuscripts Collection
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Topic: Boston Tea Party, Boston, Mass., 1773
American Revolutionary War Manuscripts at the Boston Public Library
by Cherry, Samuel; Reid, George, 1733-1815, recipient; Bamford, Moses; Walker, Timothy, 1751-1814; Boston Public Library. American Revolutionary War Manuscripts Collection
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Topic: United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783. -- Sources
American Revolutionary War Manuscripts at the Boston Public Library
by Huntington, Ebenezer, 1754-1834; Heath, William, 1737-1814; Boston Public Library. American Revolutionary War Manuscripts Collection
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Topic: Prisoners of war
Dated: June 16, 1776
Topic: Paine, Thomas, 1737-1809
American Revolutionary War Manuscripts at the Boston Public Library
by Johnson, William, 1715-1774; Stringer, Samuel, 1734-1817, recipient; Boston Public Library. American Revolutionary War Manuscripts Collection
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American Revolutionary War Manuscripts at the Boston Public Library
by Savage, Thomas; Read, James, recipient; Boston Public Library. American Revolutionary War Manuscripts Collection
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Topic: Georgia. Committee of Safety
American Revolutionary War Manuscripts at the Boston Public Library
by Stanley, Thomas, 1753-1779; Great Britain. Army. Queen's Royal Lancers, 16th/5th; Boston Public Library. American Revolutionary War Manuscripts Collection
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Topics: Howe, William Howe, Viscount, 1729-1814, Gage, Thomas, 1721-1787
American Revolutionary War Manuscripts at the Boston Public Library
by Pigeon John; Adams, James, recipient; Boston Public Library. American Revolutionary War Manuscripts Collection
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Topics: Massachusetts -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 -- Equipment and supplies, United States --...
American Revolutionary War Manuscripts at the Boston Public Library
by Tucker, John, 1719-1792; Boston Public Library. American Revolutionary War Manuscripts Collection
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Topics: Bible, Sermons, American
American Revolutionary War Manuscripts at the Boston Public Library
by Jefferies, David, 1714-1784; Orne, Azor, 1731-1796, recipient; Gerry, Elbridge, 1744-1814, recipient; Boston (Mass.). Committee of Donations; Boston Public Library. American Revolutionary War Manuscripts Collection
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Topics: Shipping, Shipping
American Revolutionary War Manuscripts at the Boston Public Library
by Thomas, John, 1724-1776; Boston (Mass.). Selectmen, recipient; Boston Public Library. American Revolutionary War Manuscripts Collection
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Topic: United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 -- Sources
American Revolutionary War Manuscripts at the Boston Public Library
by Leach, John; Boston Public Library. American Revolutionary War Manuscripts Collection
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Topic: Boston Massacre, 1770
American Revolutionary War Manuscripts at the Boston Public Library
by Boston (Mass.). Citizens; Clarke, Richard, 1711-1795; Powell, William; Boston (Mass.). Selectmen, recipient; Boston Public Library. American Revolutionary War Manuscripts Collection
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Topic: Boston Tea Party, 1773
American Revolutionary War Manuscripts at the Boston Public Library
by Boston (Mass.). Citizens; Adams, Samuel, 1722-1803; Boston Public Library. American Revolutionary War Manuscripts Collection
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Topic: Boston Tea Party, Boston, Mass., 1773
American Revolutionary War Manuscripts at the Boston Public Library
by Gray, Harrison, 1712-1794; Boston Public Library. American Revolutionary War Manuscripts Collection
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Topics: Gardner, Henry, 1731-1782, Massachusetts. Provincial Congress, Massachusetts. Treasury Dept
American Revolutionary War Manuscripts at the Boston Public Library
by Boston Public Library. American Revolutionary War Manuscripts Collection
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Topic: Clinton, Henry, Sir, 1738?-1795
American Revolutionary War Manuscripts at the Boston Public Library
by Massachusetts. Board of War; Trumbull, Joseph, 1737-1778; Hunt, William; Boston Public Library. American Revolutionary War Manuscripts Collection
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Topics: United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 -- Supplies and stores, United States -- History...
American Revolutionary War Manuscripts at the Boston Public Library
by Boston Public Library. American Revolutionary War Manuscripts Collection
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Topic: United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783. -- Sources
American Revolutionary War Manuscripts at the Boston Public Library
by Hodgdon, Samuel, 1745-1824; Furman, Moore, 1728-1808, recipient; Boston Public Library. American Revolutionary War Manuscripts Collection
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Dated: Philadelphia, June 13, 1780
Topic: United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783. -- Sources
American Revolutionary War Manuscripts at the Boston Public Library
by Clarke, Richard, 1711-1795; Boston (Mass.). Town Meeting, recipient; Boston Public Library. American Revolutionary War Manuscripts Collection
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Topic: Boston Tea Party, Boston, Mass., 1773
American Revolutionary War Manuscripts at the Boston Public Library
by Rodney, Caesar, 1728-1784; Clowes, John, 1730-1790, recipient; Boston Public Library. American Revolutionary War Manuscripts Collection
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Topics: United States. Continental Army. Delaware Regiment, United States. Army
American Revolutionary War Manuscripts at the Boston Public Library
by Northumberland, Hugh Percy, Duke of, 1742-1817; Beverley, Algernon Percy, Earl of, 1750-1830, recipient; Boston Public Library. American Revolutionary War Manuscripts Collection
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Topic: Massachusetts. Provincial Congress
American Revolutionary War Manuscripts at the Boston Public Library
by Guillaumier, Antoine; Guillaumier, Augustin Laurent, recipient; Boston Public Library. American Revolutionary War Manuscripts Collection
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Dated: Cap-Français, Sept. 18, 1776
Topics: Haiti, United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783. -- Sources
American Revolutionary War Manuscripts at the Boston Public Library
by Moultrie, William, 1730-1805; South Carolina. Council of Safety, recipient; Boston Public Library. American Revolutionary War Manuscripts Collection
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Topics: United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 -- Sources, United States -- History --...
American Revolutionary War Manuscripts at the Boston Public Library
by Gates, Horatio, 1728-1806; Hancock, John, 1737-1793 recipient; Boston Public Library. American Revolutionary War Manuscripts Collection
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Dated: Saratoga, Oct. 12, 1777
Topic: Saratoga Campaign, N.Y., 1777
American Revolutionary War Manuscripts at the Boston Public Library
by Saussure, Daniel de, 1735-1798; Laurens, Henry, 1724-1792, recipient; Boston Public Library. American Revolutionary War Manuscripts Collection
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Topics: Lempriere, Clement, Bull, Stephen, 1733-1800, Gunpowder
American Revolutionary War Manuscripts at the Boston Public Library
by Clarke, Richard, 1711-1795; Greenough, John, 1742-1781, recipient; Richard Clarke and Sons (Boston, Mass.); Boston Public Library. American Revolutionary War Manuscripts Collection
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Topic: Boston Tea Party, Boston, Mass., 1773
American Revolutionary War Manuscripts at the Boston Public Library
by Law, Edmund, 1703-1787; Henley, Samuel, 1740-1815, recipient; Boston Public Library. American Revolutionary War Manuscripts Collection
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Topic: Church of England
American Revolutionary War Manuscripts at the Boston Public Library
by Munro, Harry, 1730-1801; Johnson, William, Sir, 1715-1774, recipient; Boston Public Library. American Revolutionary War Manuscripts Collection
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Topics: Scots, genealogy
American Revolutionary War Manuscripts at the Boston Public Library
by Knox, Henry, 1750-1806; Jackson, Henry, 1747-1809, recipient; Boston Public Library. American Revolutionary War Manuscripts Collection
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Dated: Morristown, July 21, 1777
Topic: United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783. -- Sources
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Topics: Tupper, Benjamin, 1738-1792, Emerson, Nehemiah, 1749-1832, Darby, Samuel, 1722 or 3-1794, United...
American Revolutionary War Manuscripts at the Boston Public Library
by Massachusetts Infantry. Col. Ezra Wood's 3d Worcester Co. Regiment; Nelson, Gershom, 1729-1813; Wood, Ezra, 1726-1815; Boston Public Library. American Revolutionary War Manuscripts Collection
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Topic: Lexington, Battle of, Lexington, Mass., 1775
American Revolutionary War Manuscripts at the Boston Public Library
by Winthrop, William, 1753-1825; Boston Public Library. American Revolutionary War Manuscripts Collection
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Topic: Bunker Hill, Battle of, Boston, Mass., 1775
American Revolutionary War Manuscripts at the Boston Public Library
by Bridge, Ebenezer, 1744-1814; Boston Public Library. American Revolutionary War Manuscripts Collection
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Topics: Walker, Benjamin, 1743-1821, Bunker Hill, Battle of, Boston, Mass., 1775
American Revolutionary War Manuscripts at the Boston Public Library
by Orne, Azor, 1731-1796; Moody, Samuel; Jackson, Jonathan, 1743-1810 recipient; White, Jonas; Massachusetts. General Court; Boston Public Library. American Revolutionary War Manuscripts Collection
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Topics: United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 -- Supplies and stores, United States -- History...
American Revolutionary War Manuscripts at the Boston Public Library
by Revere, Paul, 1735-1818; Boston Public Library. American Revolutionary War Manuscripts Collection
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Topic: United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783. -- Sources
American Revolutionary War Manuscripts at the Boston Public Library
by Barber, Francis, 1750-1783; Dayton, Elias, 1737-1807; Boston Public Library. American Revolutionary War Manuscripts Collection
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Topic: Andrews, William
American Revolutionary War Manuscripts at the Boston Public Library
by Massachusetts. Militia. Regiment, 2nd (Middlesex County). b Company, 4th; Bancroft, James; Reed, Colonel, recipient; Richardson, Thomas; Boston Public Library. American Revolutionary War Manuscripts Collection
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Dated: Reading, Dec. 1, 1776
Topics: United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 -- American forces, United States -- History --...
American Revolutionary War Manuscripts at the Boston Public Library
by Warren, Joseph, 1741-1775; Boston Public Library. American Revolutionary War Manuscripts Collection
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Topic: Perkins, Nathaniel, 1715-1799
American Revolutionary War Manuscripts at the Boston Public Library
by Bond, William, 1734-; Richardson, Aaron, 1740-1786; Boston Public Library. American Revolutionary War Manuscripts Collection
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Topics: United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 -- Supplies and stores, United States -- History...
American Revolutionary War Manuscripts at the Boston Public Library
by Schuyler, Philip John, 1733-1804; Edwards, Timothy, 1738-1813 recipient; Boston Public Library. American Revolutionary War Manuscripts Collection
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Topic: Bounties, Military
American Revolutionary War Manuscripts at the Boston Public Library
by Morey, Thomas; Jackson, Henry, 1747-1809, recipient; Boston Public Library. American Revolutionary War Manuscripts Collection
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Topic: United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783. -- Sources
American Revolutionary War Manuscripts at the Boston Public Library
by Guillaumier, Antoine; Guillaumier, Augustin Laurent, recipient; Boston Public Library. American Revolutionary War Manuscripts Collection
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Dated: Cap-Français, Feb. 7, 1778
Topic: Haiti
American Revolutionary War Manuscripts at the Boston Public Library
by Montgomery, Richard, 1738-1775; Montgomery, Janet Livingston, 1743-1828. recipient; Boston Public Library. American Revolutionary War Manuscripts Collection
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Topic: Canadian Invasion, 1775-1776
American Revolutionary War Manuscripts at the Boston Public Library
by Ward, Joseph, 1737-1812; Meriam, Jonas, 1731-1780; Boston Public Library. American Revolutionary War Manuscripts Collection
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Topics: United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 -- Supplies and stores, United States -- History...
American Revolutionary War Manuscripts at the Boston Public Library
by Paterson, John, 1744-1808; Barber, Nathaniel, 1728-1787, recipient; Clark, Joseph, Sergeant; Boston Public Library. American Revolutionary War Manuscripts Collection
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Topics: United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 -- Supplies and stores, United States -- History...
American Revolutionary War Manuscripts at the Boston Public Library
by Drowne, Solomon, 1753-1834; Foster, Dwight, 1757-1823 recipient; Boston Public Library. American Revolutionary War Manuscripts Collection
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Topic: United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783. -- Sources
American Revolutionary War Manuscripts at the Boston Public Library
by Perkins, Daniel, 1687-1782; Hancock, Ebenezer, 1741-1819, recipient; Boston Public Library. American Revolutionary War Manuscripts Collection
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Topic: Perkins, Mary Hawke, 1711-1799
American Revolutionary War Manuscripts at the Boston Public Library
by Goodrich, Solomon; Boston Public Library. American Revolutionary War Manuscripts Collection
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Topic: United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 -- Sources
American Revolutionary War Manuscripts at the Boston Public Library
by Macaulay, Catharine, 1731-1791; Boston (Mass.). Selectmen, recipient; Boston Public Library. American Revolutionary War Manuscripts Collection
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Topic: Boston Massacre, 1770
American Revolutionary War Manuscripts at the Boston Public Library
by Rutledge, John, 1739-1800; Lincoln, Benjamin, 1733-1810 recipient; Boston Public Library. American Revolutionary War Manuscripts Collection
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Any vessel may lay at Gadsden's Wharf to unload; hopes all guns and men may go out by night and that supplies for arsenal will be fit for use. Believes it best to confine enemy ships to Cooper's River, and to prevent their communication with Ashley River. Suggests advance to place where Captain North sounded, and to guard against enemy advance into Ashley River
Topic: United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783. -- Sources
American Revolutionary War Manuscripts at the Boston Public Library
by Clarke, Richard, 1711-1795; Winslow, Isaac, 1709-1777 recipient; Boston Public Library. American Revolutionary War Manuscripts Collection
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Topic: Privateering