English account of the battle of Lexington: Report of Lieutenant-Colonel Smith to Governor Gage

August 2017
English Account of the Battle of Lexington: Report of Lieutenant;8/1/2017, p1
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The article presents a brief description of the Battle of Lexington and a complaint against British rule in the colonies. Joseph Warren, president in the provincial congress of Massachusetts, documents the hostilities by the king's troops under General Gage and Colonel Smith's command in April 1775. The towns of Lexington, Concord, Boston, and Cambridge are mentioned. Warren says that the colonies are loyal subjects, but they will not submit to tyranny and are determined to pursue their cause of freedom.


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