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Additional Papers Relating to Captain Perkins


Boston, April 25, 1776.

SIR: Enclosed is a letter and a deposition which General Ward received last evening; but, as the General thinks it is a matter most properly cognizable by the civil authority, he refers it to the honourable Council.

I am, sir, with great respect, your most obedient, humble servant,

JOSEPH WARD, Aid-de-camp.

To the Honourable Moses Gill, Esq.

In Council, May 1, 1776: Read and sent down.

JOHN LOWELL, Dep˙ Secretary P˙ T.