A Perspective View of the Blockad[e] of Boston Harbour
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- Witness to America's Past
- MHS Collecting History
- MHS 225th Anniversary
This work depicts the arrival of British troops in Boston in October, 1768. The troops were sent as a show of force following colonial protests against the Townshend Duties of 1767.
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