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|The Henry Knox Papers  May-June 1774
|Admiral Montagu to Thomas Flucker informing him that Admiral Graves is coming
|2 May 1774
|Sandwich, John Montagu, 4th Earl of (1718-1792)
|Admiral Montagu informs Flucker that Admiral Samuel Graves will arrive later that month to assume command from British Governor of Massachusetts Thomas Gage. Orders Flucker to leave his house by midsummer. Flucker was Gage's secretary. Sandwich was lord of the British Admiralty during the Revolution. At the time, colonists in New England were becoming increasingly hostile toward the British and the British military was mobilizing in response.
|Military History Global History and Civics Revolutionary War Navy
|Sandwich, John Montagu, 4th Earl of (1718-1792) Flucker, Thomas (1719-1783) Graves, Samuel (1713-1787)
|The American Revolution; Naval & Maritime
|The Henry Knox Papers
|The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
|Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859
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