Boston Gazette

Monday, April 17, 1775

Boston, April 17.

Friday last the Nautilus (in natural History a simple Shell) arrived here from England with Dispatches for his Excellency General Gage: — In her came Passenger the Quarter Master of his Majesty's 17th Regiment of Light Dragoons . . .

Yesterday the Falcon Sloop of War also arrived here from England.

Source: Naval Documents of the American Revolution, I, 188