Statistics for occurrence #1 of “West Indies” in chapter 2 of Medford Historical Society Papers, Volume 3.:
...r before he nearly made up his mind to stand for his country, but, overruled by his Tory relatives and friends, he lost faith in the American cause. He determined to return to his birthplace at the West Indies , but was prevented by the Battle of Lexington. He was in Boston when the battle occurred. He dared not return home, he dared not stay in the town, so he hastened to Newburyport and took passage f...
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