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A Narrative, of the Excursion and Ravages of the King's Troops Under the Command of General Gage, on the nineteenth of April, 1775: Together with the Depositions ...

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NATHANIEL MULLIKEN,
PHILLIP RUSSELL,
MOSES HARRINGTON, jun.
THOMAS HARRINGTON,
DANIEL HARRINGTON,
WILLIAM GRIMER,
WILLIAM TIDD,
ISAAC HASTINGS,
JONAS STONE, jun.
JAMES WYMAN,
THADDEUS HARRINGTON,
JOHN CHANDLER,
JOSHUA REED, jun.
JOSEPH SIMONDS,
JOSEPH SIMONDS,
JOHN CHANDLER, jun.
RUEBEN LOCK,

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JOEL VILES,
NATHAN READ,
SAMUEL TIDD,
BENJAMIN LOCK,
THOMAS WINSHIP,
SIMEON SNOW,
JOHN SMITH,
MOSES HARRINGTON, 3d.
JOSHUA READ,
EBENEZER PARKER,
JOHN HARRINGTON,
ENOCH WILLINGTON,
JOHN HOSMER,
ISAAC GREEN,
PHINEAS STEARNS,
ISAAC DURANT,
THOMAS HEADLY, jun.

MIDDLESEX, ss. April 25th, 1775.
NATHANIEL MULLIKEN, Phillip Russell, Moses Harrington,
jun. Thomas Harrington, Daniel Harrington, William Grimer,
William Tidd, Isaac Hastings, Jonas Stone, jun. James Wyman,
Thaddeus Harrington, John Chandler, Joshua Read, jun. Joseph
Simons, Phineas Smith, John Chandler, jun. Rueben Lock, Joel
Viles, Nathan Read, Samuel Tidd, Benjamin Lock, Thomas Win-
ship, Simeon Snow, John Smith, Moses Harrington, 3d. Joshua
Read, Ebenezer Parker, John Harrington, Enoch Willington, John
Hosmer, Isaac Green, Phineas Stearns, Isaac Durant
and Thomas
Hadley, jun
. above named being duly cautioned to testify the
whole truth, made solemn oath to the above deposition, as con-
taining nothing but the truth, as subscribed by them. Before
us,     William Read, Josiah Johnson, William Stickney. Justices of the Peace.

WE NATHANIEL PARKHURST, JONAS PARKER,
JOHN MUNROE, jun. JOHN WINDSHIP, SOLO-
MON PEIRCE, JOHN MUZZY, ABNER MEADS,
JOHN BRIDGE, jun. EBENEZER BOWMAN, WILLI-
AM MUNROE, 3d. MICAH HAGAR, SAMUEL SAN-
DERSON, SAMUEL HASTINGS, and JAMES BROWN,
of Lexington in the county of Middlesex and colony of the
Massachusetts-Bay, in New-England, and all of lawful age, do
testify and say, that on the morning of the nineteenth of April,
instant, about one or two o'clock, being informed that a number
of regular officers had been riding up and down the road the evening
and night preceding, and that some of the inhabitants as they were
passing had been insulted by the officers and stoped by them, and be-