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Letter from Joseph Warren to the Massachusetts Congress. [1775-05-25] Warren, Joseph. [S4-V2-p0707] [Document Details][Complete Volume]


Letter From Doctor Joseph Warren

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LETTER FROM DOCTOR JOSEPH WARREN.

Watertown, May 25, 1775.

GENTLEMEN: Upon my arrival here just this minute, I had the pleasure of being informed that our worthy friend Colonel Arnold, not having had the sole honour of reducing Ticonderoga and Crown Point, determined upon an expedition against St. John' s, in which he happily

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succeeded. The letters were directed to the Committee of Safety, but were supposed to be necessary to be laid before this Congress. I have not seen them yet, but you will have the particulars from the bearer.

I have also received a letter from the Congress at New-Hampshire, informing me of a resolve to raise forthwith two thousand men, and more if it should be necessary. The Troops, at least one Company of them, with a train of artillery from Providence, are in the upper end of Roxbury. To say the truth, I find my health much mended since this morning. I am, gentlemen, your most obedient servant,

J. WARREN.

P.S. You will be kind enough to communicate the contents of this letter to General Room, as I love to give pleasure to good men.



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