John Rowe diary 7, 5-6 March 1770, pages 1073, 1076-1077
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In his diary, Boston merchant John Rowe recorded the events of the Boston Massacre on 5 March 1770, as well as significant related events, including the trials of Capt. Thomas Preston in October and the soldiers in November. He wrote, "The Inhabitants are greatly enragd and not without Reason."