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Cambridge, Mass., to Robert Morris, Philadelphia. ALS, 1775 July 27,

Author: Horatio Gates; Robert Morris
Edition/Format:   Archival material : English
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Observations on the siege of Boston. Gates describes the situation at Bunker Hill, where the Americans are strengthening their camp and the British, trapped on the hill they had taken five weeks before, are suffering from bad food and water, disease, and desertion. He reports that British troops have sailed from Boston, presumably to raid Long Island and Rhode Island for supplies. He concludes by predicting that the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Letters
History
Document Type: Archival Material
All Authors / Contributors: Horatio Gates; Robert Morris
OCLC Number: 122617006
Description: 1 item (4 p.) ; 20 cm. + 1 cover (27 cm.)

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Observations on the siege of Boston. Gates describes the situation at Bunker Hill, where the Americans are strengthening their camp and the British, trapped on the hill they had taken five weeks before, are suffering from bad food and water, disease, and desertion. He reports that British troops have sailed from Boston, presumably to raid Long Island and Rhode Island for supplies. He concludes by predicting that the prosecution of the war will be costly for the British, and wondering what the public opinion in England will be.

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