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Letter from John Andrews to William Barrell, 6 May 1775

Letter from John Andrews to William Barrell, 6 May 1775

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    • Siege of Boston
    In this letter written to his brother-in-law on 6 May 1775, John Andrews describes conditions in Boston shortly into the Siege.  Andrews mentions the large number of people to leave the town and the difficulty of communicating between town and country. As he closes the letter, Andrews says that his wife (Barrell's sister) Ruthy is preparing to leave Boston.

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