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Samuel P. Savage diary, 2 unnumbered pages, 1-10 March 1770 and published almanac page for March 1770

Samuel P. Savage diary, 2 unnumbered pages, 1-10 March 1770 and published almanac page for March 1770 Manuscript

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    Samuel Savage's entry for 6 March 1770 describes the violent events of the previous night on King Street and pleads that the day "never be forgot." By his account, the:

    29 Regt in Boston drew a party of the Main Guard to the Centry before the Commisss. door in Kings Street and fired on the inhabitants killed 3 on the spot mortally wounded 3 others one of which is since dead, broke the arm of Mr. E. Pain and did much other Mischief...