Letter from Thomas Gage to Thomas Hutchinson, 30 April 1770
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British Gen. Thomas Gage writes to Gov. Thomas Hutchinson about the state of affairs in Boston, the impending trials for the Boston Massacre, and certain opinions regarding the enforcement of duties, taxation, and laws. Gage closes the letter asking Hutchinson to discreetly investigate the arrival in Boston of "Accoutrements and Caps" to fit an army of 4000 foot soldiers.