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 Occupation of Author

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Member of Continental Congress

Adams. Document format: Letter
See: Letter from Samuel Adams to Samuel Purviance, 19 May 1775

Merchant

Andrews. Document format: Letter
See: Letter from John Andrews to William Barrell, 1 June 1775

Andrews. Document format: Letter
See: Letter from John Andrews to William Barrell, 6 May 1775

Cheever. Document format: Diary/Journal
See: William Cheever diary, 1775-1776

Jackson. Document format: Letter
See: Letter from William Jackson to the Continental Congress, 6 July 1776

Minister

Resident

Boston freeholders and inhabitants. Document format: Meeting minutes
See: Boston town meeting minutes, 22 April 1775

Deming. Document format: Diary/Journal
See: Sarah Winslow Deming journal, 1775

Edes. Document format: Diary/Journal
See: Peter Edes diary, June-October 1775

Green. Document format: Financial accounts
See: Estimate of damages done during Siege, list by Jonathan Green, 7 May 1776

Green. Document format: Financial accounts
See: Account of damages done during Siege to Jonathan Green, [7 May 1776]

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

Williams, H. H.. Document format: List
See: List of items belonging to Henry Howell Williams destroyed in 1775, 10 March 1787

Soldier

State committee

State official

Unidentified