Statement of William Burbeck certifying that he received help from Henry Howell Williams in April 1775, written on 17 April 1776
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William Burbeck (1716-1785) was second-in-command of an American artillery regiment; worked at the Castle William Fort for several years; Boston’s fireworks expert (he prepared the fireworks used at the celebration of the repeal of the Stamp Act in 1765); former owner of Green Dragon Tavern; leading member of Sons of Liberty; and Boston Tea Party participant.