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Leslie at Salem – Danvers Militia

From Diary of the American Revolution, Vol I. Compiled by Frank Moore and published in 1859. February 28. –Last Sunday [February 26] an attempt was made by a regiment of the king’s troops, under Colonel Leslie, to seize some brass cannon which General Gage had heard was deposited at or near Salem, Massachusetts. The troops…