The Fair Trial
The Boston Massacre
1770

 

The Paul Revere Etching of the Boston Massacre

Within a few days of the shootings, young Henry Pelham... had produced an emotional drawing depicting with gross inaccuracy the events... Revere obtained the Pelham and immediately engraved, printed and sold it-all without permission or attribution. In fact, the witnesses unanimously recollected that the muskets banged almost at will.
Preston stood in front of the soldiers * did not command a volley.

- The Boston Massacre by Hiller B. Zobel

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