How the news was carried. An express from New England - From the Gerard Bancker collection of broadsides.
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.
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.
Teeth extractors - Owned by the Bostonian Society.
Flask - Owned by Mrs. R. W. Redman.
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.