Boston Tea Party

Boston

Richard Clarke leaves town

November 23, 1773

Boston Tea Party

December 16, 1773

Tea due to be released

December 17, 1773

Philadelphia

News reaches Philadelphia

December 24, 1773

Crowd convinces Capt. Samuel Ayres to return the Polly to London

December 27, 1773

Ayres and Polly depart for London

December 28, 1773

New York

News reaches NYC

December 21, 1773