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Item 6777

Capt. Mowat's warning to Falmouth, 1775

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1775-11-16 Location: Portland Media: Ink on paper

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Item 6775

Copy of letter from Capt. Mowat to Adm. Graves, 1775

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1775 Location: Portland Media: Ink on paper

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Item 7479

Jedediah Preble letter on Mowat kidnapping, 1775

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1775 Location: Portland Media: Ink on paper

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Liberty Threatened: Maine in 1775

At Lexington and Concord, on April 19, 1775, British troops attempted to destroy munitions stored by American colonists. The battles were the opening salvos of the American Revolution. Shortly, the conflict would erupt in Maine.