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Collection Reference Number GLC07191
From Archive Folder Documents Relating to 1775 
Title Benjamin Greenleaf to the Committee of Intelligence at Portsmouth, NH, regarding false alarms of enemy troops
Date 29 April 1775
Author Greenleaf, Benjamin (fl. 1775)  
Recipient Committee of Intelligence  
Document Type Correspondence; Military document
Content Description Warning of false reports of British troops arriving in Massachusetts. "I am sensible of the evil consequences of false alarms at such a time as the present is, & have been much pain'd on hearing of the distress, the people of your town & province were lately thrown into by one."
Subjects Revolutionary War  Military History  Global History and Civics  Foreign Affairs  
Place written Newburyport, Massachusetts
Theme The American Revolution; Foreign Affairs
Sub-collection The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1493-1859
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859