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This foot note contained in document ADMS-04-01-02-0247
7. Meaning British ships left behind to divert troop and supply vessels that might have sailed from England. This squadron, under Capt. Francis Banks in the Renown, patrolled Nantasket Roads and the lower harbor until mid-June (French, First Year , p. 672, 682–683). See Mary Palmer to JA , 15–17 June, below.