Dear Mr. Duxbury,
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We searched the National Archives Catalog and located Area Files (documenting 1648 - 1927) and Subject Files (documenting ca. 1775 - 1927) in the Naval Records Collection of the Office of Naval Records and Library (Record Group 45) that may have records concerning this incident. For more information about these records, please contact the National Archives at Washington, DC - Textual Reference (RDT1) via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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According to the Bermuda Sloop Foundation, Massachusetts Governor John Hancock arranged for the June 1782 transportation of the sailors of the captured Bermudian privateer “Regulator” to New York on the sloop Duxbury. The sailors then seized the sloop and sailed to Bermuda. We suggest that you contact the Massachusetts Archives Division, the Massachusetts Historical Society, the New York State Archives, and the Bermuda Archives. You also may wish to search libraries and retailers for the secondary sources cited by the Bermuda Sloop Foundation. The bibliographies of these books may list additional sources.
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