Warren, Joseph, 1741-1775

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Warren was President of the Massachusetts Provincial Congress; three weeks after this letter he was killed at Bunker Hill.

From the description of ALS, 1775 May 25 : Watertown, to [Committee of Correspondence]. (Copley Press, J S Copley Library). WorldCat record id: 14040204

Warren was a Boston physician who in 1770 became involved with the Sons of Liberty who protested the British presence in Massachusetts. He was involved with the Committee of Correspondence and was responsible for sending Paul Revere and William Dawes on their famous ride. Warren was selected as President of the Massachusetts Provisional Congress on May 8, 1775. On June 17, 1775 Warren was killed at the Battle of Bunker Hill.

From the description of [Document] 1775 May 2 / Jos. Warren. (Smith College). WorldCat record id: 464272985

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creatorOf Warren, Joseph, 1741-1775. Autograph signature to commission, 1775 May 19. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Lucas, John. Letter, 1781 November 12, Boston, Mass., to Increase Sumner, Roxbury, Mass. New England Historic Genealogical Society
creatorOf Massachusetts. Committee of Safety. To John Batchelor. Whereas you have this day received orders for enlisting 56 soldiers ... for the Massachusetts service ... You are hereby acquainted that the commission of a captain ... shall be made out for you ... By order of the Committee of Safety. [Signed] Jos. Warren, chairman. Boston Public Library, Central Library in Copley Square
creatorOf Warren, Joseph, 1741-1775. ALS, 1775 May 5 : Watertown, to [Committee of Correspondence.]. Copley Press, J S Copley Library
creatorOf Massachusetts. Committee of Safety. Warrant : Cambridge, Mass., 1775 Apr. 24. Rosenbach Museum & Library
creatorOf Warren, Joseph, 1741-1775. [Document] 1775 May 2 / Jos. Warren. Smith College, Neilson Library
creatorOf Warren, Joseph, 1741-1775. Autograph letter signed : to Mercy Scottney, 1775 May 10. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Winthrop, Robert C. (Robert Charles), 1809-1894. Letters of Robert Charles Winthrop [manuscript], 1855-1893. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Jared Sparks collection of documents concerning the American Revolution, 1740-1866 . Houghton Library.
referencedIn Townsend, David, 1753-1829. Papers, 1775-1781. Massachusetts Historical Society
referencedIn W. B. O. Field portrait collection, ca. 1600-1900. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Warren, Joseph, 1741-1775. ALS, 1775 May 25 : Watertown, to [Committee of Correspondence]. Copley Press, J S Copley Library
referencedIn Thomas Gage papers, Gage, Thomas, papers, 1754-1807, 1759-1775 William L. Clements Library , University of Michigan
referencedIn Washington Irving's Life of George Washington, Volume III, Miscellany, 1756-1807. Cornell University Library
creatorOf Adams, John, 1735-1826. Massachusetts papers, 1749-1777 Massachusetts Historical Society
referencedIn Washington Irving's Life of George Washington, Volume III, Miscellany, 1756-1807. Cornell University Library
creatorOf Warren, Joseph, 1741-1775. Joseph Warren account books, 1763-1788. Massachusetts Historical Society
referencedIn Frederick M. Dearborn collection of military and political Americana, Part I: The Revolution and the Administration, 1669-1958. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Appleton, Francis H. Scrapbook, ca. 1827-1844. Boston Public Library, Central Library in Copley Square
creatorOf Cooper, William, 1720-1809. Resolution protesting the Boston Massacre, 1770 Mar. 22 : Boston, Mass. Bryn Mawr College, Mariam Coffin Canaday Library
referencedIn Greenleaf,. Papers, 1748-1852. Boston Athenaeum
referencedIn Burgoyne, John, 1722-1792. ALS, 1775, June 25, Boston, to "My Dear Lord." Copley Press, J S Copley Library
referencedIn McGlenen, Edward W. (Edward Webster), 1855-1930. American Revolution collection : accounts of battle, 1775-1898 and undated. Lexington Historical Society
creatorOf Warren, Joseph, 1741-1775. A collection of miscellaneous biobibliographical material on this person, together with abstracts, résumés, etc. of his works, may be found on the shelves under the above call number. National Library of Medicine
creatorOf Warren, John Collins, 1778-1856. Papers, 1738-1923. Massachusetts Historical Society
referencedIn Everett, Alexander Hill, 1790-1847. Joseph Warren biography, ca.1845. Massachusetts Historical Society
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associatedWith Appleton, Francis H. person
associatedWith Arnold, Benedict, 1741-1801. person
associatedWith Burgoyne, John, 1722-1792. person
associatedWith Cooper, William, 1720-1809. person
associatedWith Dearborn, Frederick M. (Frederick Myers), b. 1876 person
associatedWith Everett, Alexander Hill, 1790-1847. person
associatedWith Field, William B. Osgood, collector. person
associatedWith Gage, Thomas, 1721-1787 person
associatedWith Greenleaf, family
associatedWith Lucas, John. person
associatedWith Massachusetts. Committee of Correspondence. corporateBody
associatedWith Massachusetts. Committee of Correspondence. corporateBody
associatedWith Massachusetts. Committee of Safety. corporateBody
associatedWith Scottney, Mercy, person
associatedWith Sparks, Jared, 1789-1866 person
associatedWith Townsend, David, 1753-1829. person
associatedWith Warren, John, 1753-1815. person
associatedWith Warren, John Collins, 1778-1856. person
associatedWith Winthrop, Robert C. (Robert Charles), 1809-1894. person
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Ticonderoga (N.Y.)
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United States
Massachusetts--Boston
United States
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Medical fees
Account books
Medicine
African Americans
Physicians
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Birth 1741-06-11

Death 1775-06-17

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