Fleet Financial Group and BankBoston Corp. have told the Federal Reserve they would divest 22 more branches but less in deposits and assets than previously announced.

In a merger application filed Monday the banking companies said they would sell 292 branches in Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Connecticut, and New Hampshire, with $12.5 billion of deposits. They also said they would sell $2.2 billion of middle-market commercial and small-business loans.

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