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Rawson, Edward [Order to the Major of Suffolk to send troops to help protect Concord and Medfield].

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC04629 Author/Creator: Rawson, Edward Place Written: Boston, Massachusetts Type: Autograph document signed Date: 22 April 1676 Pagination: 1 p. + docket

Summary of Content: Written as Secretary of the Council of the Massachusetts Bay Colony (1650-1686) to the leader of the Massachusetts Milita in Dorchester (the Major of Suffolk) a few days after the 18 April 1676 attack on Sudbury during King Philip's War.

People: Rawson, Edward

Historical Era: Colonization and Settlement, 1585-1763

Subjects: Military HistoryGovernment and CivicsAmerican Indian History

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