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More on Samuel Maverick and the Massacre
Posted by: Brett Mac Donald Date: November 11, 2000 at 06:48:47
In Reply to: Massacre Sam. not from Noddles Is. Sam. by L. Salyards of 191
Recently discovered at the Univ of MA Rare Doc. Library the diary of Jack Paget Flashman
I saw Samuel Maverick and Atucks leading a large number of angry yelling men into the Commons area. At the same time, I saw a small squad of soldiers pushing through the crowd to join a sentry in front of the Commons House. Edward Garrick was shouting at the sentry and becoming the center of the crowd's attention.

from the Boston Gazette and Country Journal of 12 March 1770
Mr. Samuel Maverick, a promising youth of seventeen years of age, son of the widow Maverick, and
an apprentice to Mr. Greenwood, ivory-turner, mortally wounded; a ball went through his belly and was cut out at his back. He died the next morning.
……his distressed mother, Mrs. Mary Maverick, in Union Street,

NEHGR 48:207; 'The Maverick Family" by Isaac John Greenwood, A.M
John's grandson Samuel (son of Samuel deceased), an apprentice of Mr. Isaac Greenwood, ivory turner &c., was mortally wounded, March 5, 1770, in the Boston Massacre.


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