Mercy Otis Warren
1728 – 1814
Sister of James Otis (Bostonian who argued for 5 hours against the Stamp Act)
Wife of James Warren
Poet, writer, and patriot. A woman who made her mark on the Founding during a time that was dominated by men.
Well known works:
Plays critical of the Hutchinson Colonial Administration in Massachusetts.
The Adulateur (1772)
The Defeat (1773)
The Group (1775)
Historical plays referencing the American Revolution
The Sack of Rome
The Ladies of Castille.
American History Texts
History of the Rise, Progress and Termination of the American Revolution. Volumes 1, 2, and 3