Lexington and Concord collection  1775
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The Thomas Gage papers contain material documenting the British side of the battles at Lexington and Concord, including the letter Gage wrote to Colonel Francis Smith ordering the troops to Lexington

The Alexander Wedderburn papers contain correspondence about the battles of Lexington and Concord.


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Hancock, David. "'If They Mean to have War' Understanding the American Revolution with the Help of Eyewitness Accounts." An Americana Sampler: Essays On Selections From the William L. Clements Library. Ed. Brian Leigh Dunnigan. Ann Arbor: William L. Clements Library, the University of Michigan, 2011.