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Title A short narrative of the horrid massacre in Boston : perpetrated in the evening of the fifth day of March, 1770 : by soldiers of the XXIXth regiment; which with the XIVth regiment were then quartered there : with some observations on the state of things prior to that catastrophe.
Publication Info. [Boston] : Printed by order of the town of Boston, and sold by Edes & Gill, in Queen street, and T. & J. Fleet, in Cornhill, 1770.
Location Call No. Status
 Rare Books Hammond  Ham S5596 S5    IN LIBRARY
Description 48, 88 p. ; 19 cm. (8°)
Note At a town meeting March 12, 1770, James Bowdoin, Joseph Warren and Samuel Pemberton were appointed a committee to prepare a particular account of the massacre. The "Short narrative" was prepared, accepted at a town meeting held March 19, and ordered immediately printed.
Erratum: p. 78.
Pages 81-83 misnumbered 79-81.
Indexed In: ESTC W29420
Evans 11580
Local Note Library copy has error in binding: pages 79-[82] (i.e. pages 81-[84]) bound after p. 88.
Library copy from Hammond Collection; bookplate of James Hammond's Circulating Library on front paste-down, numbered in ms., black ink: 607. Binding: half-sheep, drab paper boards.
Subject Boston Massacre, 1770.
Genre or Form Binding errors (Binding) -- Massachusetts -- Boston -- 1770.
Library copies (Provenance) -- Rhode Island -- Newport -- 1811-1866.
Labels (Provenance) -- Rhode Island -- Newport -- 1811-1866.
Added Author Bowdoin, James, 1726-1790.
Warren, Joseph, 1741-1775.
Pemberton, Samuel, 1723-1799.
Hammond, James, 1784-1866, former owner. ZNS
James Hammond's Circulating Library. ZNS
James Hammond's Circulating Library. 607. ZNS
Edes and Gill, bookseller.
T. & J. Fleet, bookseller.