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    Published within days of the events of the Boston Massacre on 5 March 1770 and including an appendix of ninety-six depositions from eyewitnesses, this "Short Narrative" was sent to England to share with the crown the Patriot point of view. This copy formerly belonged to Robert Treat Paine and contains some of his notes written during the trial of Capt. Thomas Preston in October 1770.