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Letter from General Ward to the Committee for Salem


The following is a copy of the General' s Letter:

"Head-Quarters, Cambridge, May 29, l775.

"SIR: By information just received from Boston, I apprehend the enemy intend to make an attack some where this night; therefore would have your people in readiness to act on the shortest notice if there should be occasion.

"I am, &c˙,


Captain Marston sent the above to the Committee for Chebacco, about half past ten o' clock.