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Upcoming event: John Adams & the Boston Massacre Trials / 17 April, 2020

Amanda Norton of the Adams Papers will walk visitors through our exhibition of the Boston Massacre, which explores and reinterprets the events of March ... | ... John Adams & the Boston Massacre Trials ...

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MHS Collections Online: The Bloody Massacre perpetrated in King Street, Boston on March 5th 1770 by a party of the 29th Regiment

MHS Collections Online: The Bloody Massacre perpetrated in King Street, Boston on March 5th 1770 by a party of the 29th Regiment ... | ... MHS Collections Online: The Bloody Massacre perpetrated in King Street, Boston on March 5th 1770 ...

Upcoming event: John Adams Under Fire: The Founding Father's Fight for Justice in the Boston Massacre Murder Trial / 2 March, 2020

History remembers John Adams as a Founding Father and our country's second president. But in the tense years before the American Revolution, he was a ... | ... John Adams Under Fire: The Founding Father's Fight for Justice in the Boston Massacre Murder Trial ...

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Notes on the Boston Massacre trials, by John Adams, 1770, "Prisoners Witnesses. James Crawford..."

These manuscript pages are some of John Adams's legal notes, made while he worked as the defense attorney for the British soldiers accused of the murder ... | ... Notes on the Boston Massacre trials, by John Adams, 1770, "Prisoners Witnesses. James Crawford..." ...

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Notes on the Boston Massacre trials, by John Adams, 1770, "Captn. Prestons Case"

These are some of John Adams's legal notes, made while he worked as the defense attorney for the British soldiers accused of the murder of Crispus Attucks ... | ... Notes on the Boston Massacre trials, by John Adams, 1770, "Captn. Prestons Case" ...

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Notes on the Boston Massacre trials, by John Adams, 1770, "seemed to come from close before them..."

These ten pages are some of John Adams's legal notes taken while he was working as the defense attorney for Rex v. Wemms et al, the trial of the eight ... | ... Notes on the Boston Massacre trials, by John Adams, 1770, "seemed to come from close before them..." ...

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Notes on the trial of the British soldiers, circa November 1770, by Peter Oliver

These notes were written by Boston-born loyalist Peter Oliver, who served as one of the three judges on the Boston Massacre trials. In 1772 he was ... | ... judges on the Boston Massacre trials. In 1772 he was promoted, by Gov. Hutchinson, to Chief Justice ...

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Notes at the trial of British soldiers, circa November 1770, by Samuel Quincy

Samuel Quincy, a Loyalist and the solicitor general for Massachusetts, took notes during the Boston Massacre trials. He captures the raw reflections of ... | ... the Boston Massacre trials. He captures the raw reflections of many witnesses, including John Danbrooke ...

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Upcoming event: FIRE! Voices of the Boston Massacre Gallery Talk / 21 February, 2020

Amanda Norton of the Adams Papers will walk visitors through our exhibition of the Boston Massacre, which explores and reinterprets the events of March ... | ... FIRE! Voices of the Boston Massacre Gallery Talk ...

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Upcoming event: FIRE! Voices of the Boston Massacre Gallery Talk / 10 January, 2020

Peter Drummey, the Stephen T. Riley Librarian at MHS, will walk visitors through our exhibition of the Boston Massacre, which explores and interprets the ... | ... FIRE! Voices of the Boston Massacre Gallery Talk ...

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