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British soldiers

Leave the Common for Concord and Lexington, Apr. 18, 1775

Glad to return to Boston, Apr. 19, 1775

Make a play-house of Faneuil Hall, Jan. 11, 1776

Evacuate the town to ships in harbor, Mar. 17, 1776

Driven from the harbor by Washington, June 14, 1776


Brown, John

entraps a sheriff and posse in manufactory house, Oct. 16, 1768

The abolitionist, hanged in Virginia, Dec. 2, 1859

Meeting, disturbance at Tremont Temple, Dec. 3, 1860


Brownlow, Gov

given a public reception, May 12, 1862


Bruce, Sir Robt

died at the Tremont House, Sep. 19, 1867


Bulfinch, Charles

was Selectman in Boston the last 22 years, Mar. 8, 1818


Bunker Hill Monument

Corner-stone laid, June 17, 1825

Procession numbering 25000, Sep. 10, 1840

Cap-stone laid, July 23, 1842

Completed, great celebration, June 17, 1843


Burnside, Gen

given a public reception in Boston, Jan. 22, 1864


Burrill, Charles

claims $300,000 for filling military quota, Apr. 4, 1866


Burroughs, Stephen

a noted character in Boston, June 5, 1838


Burgoyne, John

and army, prisoners of war at Winter Hill, Nov. 5, 1777

Leave Charlestown for Canada, prisoners exchanged, July 9, 1778


Burns, Nellie

a kidnapped child sensation, Apr. 8, 1870


Burial Grounds

King's Chapel, first interments, June 5, 1630

Several tombs built there, 1738


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