How the news was carried. An express from New England - From the Gerard Bancker collection of broadsides.

An enlistment blank of the Massachusetts Bay Colony, 1776 and an enlistment blank of 1776

A very rare broadside, inviting enlistment under Paul Jones, 1777 - Original owned by the Essex Institute, Salem.

Enlistment broadside - Original owned by the Boston Public Library.

Facsimile (reduced) of a call for grain for the army at Valley Forge - Original owned by the Pennsylvania Historical Society.

Call for food and blankets, June 18, 1775 - Original owned by the Boston Public Library.

Handbill sent among the British troops on Bunker Hill - Original owned by the Massachusetts Historical Society.

Call for coats, showing a sample of the fawn-colored felt cloth desired. These broadsides are rarely found with the cloth still attached - Original owned by the Boston Public Library.

Flint-lock guns, wooden canteen, and welded bayonet which were used by privates during the Revolution. The barrel of the lower gun has been shortened - Originals owned by James E. Kelly.

Musket, powder-horn, bullet flask, and buck-shot pouch carried in the Revolution - Lent to the Bostonian Society by George B. Dexter, Esq.

Drum carried at the battle of Bunker Hill

Hunting shirt (made from a model of the Revolutionary period) of home-spun linen and Vest made from a model of that period showing lacing in back instead of a buckle - Originals owned by James E. Kelly.

Surgeon's saw used by Dr. David Jones, who had been a student under Dr. Joseph Warren

Teeth extractors - Owned by the Bostonian Society.

Flask - Owned by Mrs. R. W. Redman.

Revolutionary bullet moulds

Gray cartridge paper with cartridges and ball, found in the attic of the church at Shirley Centre, Mass., by J. E. L. Hazen; also bullet mould and melting pot.

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