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Letter from Hannah Winthrop to Mercy Otis Warren, 24 January 1776

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Title:
Letter from Hannah Winthrop to Mercy Otis Warren, 24 January 1776
Description:
Letter from Hannah Winthrop describing the pleasure she derives from their correspondence, and expressing her hopes that "many… Britannia Sons who wish well to America" will have their voices heard "under the cruel restrictions of despotism," referring to reports in recently-arrived London newspapers of Parliamentary debates. From Correspondence with Mercy Otis Warren
Author:
Winthrop, Hannah Fayerweather,, 1727–1790
Addressee:
Warren, Mercy Otis,, 1728-1814
Date:
January 24, 1776
Format:
Manuscripts
Location:
Massachusetts Historical Society
Collection (local):
Massachusetts Historical Society Collection
Subjects:
Newspapers
Poetry
Battle of Quebec
History
1775-1776
Places:
MassachusettsSuffolk (county)Boston
Boston (Mass.)
Extent:
31.3 cm x 19.5 cm
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Language:
English
Identifier:
nuview_3341