The Siege of Boston: Eyewitness Accounts from the Collections of the Massachusetts Historical Society

Eyewitness Accounts from the Collections of the Massachusetts Historical Society

Eyewitness Accounts Arranged by Document Format

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Diary/Journal

Bangs. Occupation: Soldier
See: Isaac Bangs journal, 1776

Brown. Occupation: Soldier
See: Obadiah Brown diary, 1776-1777

Cheever. Occupation: Merchant
See: William Cheever diary, 1775-1776

Deming. Occupation: Resident
See: Sarah Winslow Deming journal, 1775

Edes. Occupation: Resident
See: Peter Edes diary, June-October 1775

Ober. Occupation: Soldier
See: Nathaniel Ober diary, 15 May - 3 September 1775, with accounts and notes, 1776-1781

Financial accounts

Letter

List

Map (facsimile map)

Map

Meeting minutes

Boston freeholders and inhabitants. Occupation: Resident
See: Boston town meeting minutes, 22 April 1775

Military orders

Military pass

Poem

Unidentified woman. Occupation: Resident
See: Poem about British by an American Lady, 11 Feb. [1776]

Statement