Governor Trumbull

Date: April 23, 1775 “In Provincial Congress, Watertown, Gentlemen, – Before this letter can reach you, we doubt not you have been sufficiently certified of the late alarming resolutions of the British Parliament, wherein we see ourselves declared rebels, and all our sister Colonies in New England, in common with us, marked out for the […]

“Cambridge, April 22, 1775.             May it please your honor, – On Wednesday the 19th instant, early in the morning, a brigade of General Gage’s army marched into the country to Lexington, about twelve miles from Boston, where they met with a small party of minute men exercising, who had no intention of injuring the […]