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by Payson, the minister of Chelsea. Major Sylvester Osborn, then 16 years old (he was the youngest member of his company), was one of the guard detached from a Danvers militia company, which marched in advance of their regiment to Menotomy, and had charge of two baggage-wagons, loaded with provisions and ammunition, which were taken with eleven British soldiers on their way to meet Lord Percy. One man was killed, and another wounded, before they surrendered. The prisoners were lodged in Ipswich gaol.—Note to King's Danvers Address. Hanson, Hist. Danvers, says the company to which Osborn belonged captured a wagon near Medford, which was carrying supplies to the British. He and others were detached to escort the prize to a place of safety, and they heard the report of the fire-arms, immediately after leaving the main body.—See Hist. Danvers, pp. 106-107, 108, 217-218. Gordon, Hist. Am. Rev., i. 313, speaking of the British in retreat, says, Before they reached Menotomy, a few Am