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Thursday, April 17, 2008

John Adams and the Boston Massacre Trial of 1770

If you enjoyed HBO's series on John Adams,
you may be interested in the Library of Congress'
digital exhibit on the Boston Massacre Trial of 1770.
Adams served as counsel for the defense in the trial
in which eight British soldiers were accused of murder
during a riot in Boston on March 5, 1770.

The full text of the documents can be viewed as PDF
documents and the online images can be clicked to enlarge.