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of Boston Harbor by British men-of-war, May 10, 1774

Embargo closed the harbor to shipping, Jan. 23, 1809

Of the harbor to secure the arrest of John Wilkes Booth, Apr. 23, 1865

Booth, Junius Brutus

plays at the Tremont Theatre, July 28, 1828

Booth, John Wilkes

plays at the Boston Museum, May 2, 1862

Plays at the Howard Theatre, Sep. 28, 1863

Murdered President Lincoln at Washington, Apr. 14, 1865

Captured and killed in Virginia, Apr. 27, 1865


first visited from the Plymouth Colony, Sep. 19, 1621

Indian Sachem, Obatinewat, made treaty with visitors, Sep. 19, 1621

Settled by Winthrop's party, and named for Boston, England, Sep. 7, 1630

England began to be jealous of the Colony, 1634

The Governor of the Colony required to reside there, 1655

Purchased over from the Indians to secure a title, Mar. 19, 1685

The largest English town in America, 1717

Effort made to be a county alone, Aug. 5, 1735

Is smaller than thirteen years ago, Dec., 1765

Taken possession of by British troops, Oct. 2, 1768

Massacre in State street, five men killed, one fatally injured, Mar. 5, 1770

Full of dead and dying British soldiers, June 18, 1775

Mr. Monks, the sixth massacre victim died, Mar. 9, 1780

Directory first published for Boston, 1781

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