Mercy Otis Warren to Catharine Macauley

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This letter is from Mercy Otis Warren, a poet and playwright whose works advocated resistance against English oppression, to Catharine Macaulay, a famous British historian. Warren discusses the recent series of bloody encounters in 1775 between British forces and the people of Massachusetts. She warns that Americans will continue to defend their liberties, even to the point of death.

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