Seige of Boston

 “Committee of Donations Cambridge, May 15, 1775. Dear Sir, – I received your very kind letter, enclosing a bill of exchange of four hundred and twenty dollars, in favor of the distressed poor of Boston, upon Mr. Rotch, which I shall take the first opportunity of sending to him, not doubting but it will be […]

“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 […]