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Description "A plan of the town of Boston with the intrenchments &ca. of His Majesty's forces in 1775, from the observations of Lieut. Page of His Majesty's Corps of Engineers, and from those of other gentlemen."
Date 1777
Source Library of Congress G3764.B6S3 1777 .P3 Faden 32
Author Sir Thomas Hyde Page
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