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Collection Reference Number GLC09032
From Archive Folder Documents Relating to 1777 
Title Andrew Boardman to Richard Hunnewell regarding British officers
Date 1 November 1777
Author Boardman, Andrew (fl. 1777)  
Recipient Hunnewell, Richard  
Document Type Correspondence; Military document
Content Description Requires Constable Richard Hunnewell, of Cambridge, Mass., to "warn all the Inhabitants ... qualified to vote in Town affairs to assemble at the Court house ... to consider & determine what measures are proper to be taken in order to prevent the British officers, lately taken by General Gates, from having the Range of this Town, as it has been represented to the selectmen ... that such a Plan is in Contemplation ..." With Autograph document signed by Hunnewell noting he completed the above order.
Subjects Convention Army  Prisoner of War  Global History and Civics  Law  Government and Civics  
People Hunnewell, Richard (1713-1805)  Boardman, Andrew (fl. 1777)  
Place written Middlesex, Massachusetts
Theme Foreign Affairs; Government & Politics; Law
Sub-collection The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1493-1859
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859