Richard Dana, by John Singleton Copley
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An aggressive Son of Liberty who utilized his position as justice of the peace to further the patriot cause, Dana was one of the justices who committed Richardson (No. 59
), and one of those who conducted the depositions in the aftermath of the Boston Massacre.
Courtesy of Richard H. Dana.
Cite web page as: Founding Families: Digital Editions of the Papers of the Winthrops and the Adamses, ed.C. James Taylor. Boston: Massachusetts Historical Society, 2007.