"In our last we mentioned that at the Superior Court held here, on Wednesday began the Trial of Capt. Thomas Preston ..."
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- Coming of the American Revolution
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Eight months to the day after the Boston Massacre, the newspaper reports the jury's decision that Capt. Preston was not responsible for the shooting deaths-by his officers-of five Boston residents and that the charges against him will be dropped.