Peter Slater Jr. was apprenticed to a ropemaker in Boston, who, interestingly, locked Peter up in his room to keep him from participating. Luckily, he escaped, from the window and was able to help destroy the tea in the Boston Harbor. Slater served for five years in the Revolutionary Army. After his death in 1831, his daughter erected a monument in the Hope Cemetery, New Worcester that bears the names of Slater and his compatriots.
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