The SAR Magazine

Spring 2019

The SAR MAGAZINE is the official quarterly publication of the National Society of the Sons of the American Revolution published quarterly.

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SPRING 2019 13 Among the holdings in the Clements Library collection are a hand- drafted orders by Gen. Thomas Gage to march on Lexington in 1775 (opposite page); a n engraving of the Boston Massacre by Paul Revere (1735-1818), which was framed by Revere himself (above); a pen-and-ink and watercolor map by John Montrésor (1736- 1799) depicting Boston harbor with its fortifications erected by the British and the rebel besiegers (above, right); and an A pril 1783 map of the new republic (right) , with the cartouche depicting George Washington as a military leader and Benjamin Franklin as a diplomat beneath a rendering of the U.S. flag .

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