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Paul Revere's deposition, fair copy, circa 1775

Paul Revere`s deposition, fair copy, circa 1775


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    This deposition prepared by Paul Revere at the request of the Massachusetts Provincial Congress, contains an account of his ride to Lexington. To prove that the British had fired the first shot at Lexington Green, the Congress solicited depositions like this from eyewitnesses in 1775.