Warren, Mercy Otis, 1728-1814

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Historian, poet, and dramatist.

From the description of History of the rise, progress, and termination of the American Revolution : manuscripts, 1801-1805. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71069040

Poet, historian, and playwright.

From the description of Papers of Mercy Otis Warren, 1709-1841. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71067673

Mercy Otis Warren (1728-1814) was born in Barnstable, Mass., the daughter of James Otis (1702-1778) and Mary Allyne Otis (1702-1767). She was schooled with two of her brothers at the home of the Rev. Jonathan Russell (1689/90-1759) in Barnstable. In 1754 she married James Warren (1726-1808), a merchant and farmer active in Massachusetts politics from the time of the Revolution. Mercy Otis Warren was the author of plays, poetry, and other works, and is best known for her _History of the Rise, Progress, and Termination of the American Revolution_, published in 1805 by Ebenezer Larkin (1769?-1813). The Warrens had five sons: James, Jr. (1757-1821); Winslow (1759-1791); Charles (1762-1785); Henry (1764-1828); and George (1766-1800).

From the description of Papers, 1805-1822. (American Antiquarian Society). WorldCat record id: 191259835

American historian and poet.

From the description of Letters to Elbridge Gerry [manuscript], 1809-1811. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647841857

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creatorOf Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826. ALS, 1805 February 8 : Washington, to Mercy Warren. Copley Press, J S Copley Library
creatorOf Adams, John, 1735-1826. Letter to Mercy Otis Warren and portrait, 1814 February 2. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Lutz, Alma,. Collection of documents by and about abolitionists and women's rights activists, Part 2 (Liv-W), 1775-1943 (inclusive). Harvard University, Schlesinger Library
creatorOf Warren, Mercy Otis, 1728-1814. Papers, 1805-1822. Gadsden Public Library
referencedIn Collection, n.y., n.d., 1775-1943 Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute
referencedIn Collection, n.y., n.d., 1775-1943 Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute
creatorOf Adams, Abigail, 1744-1818. Warren-Adams papers, 1767-1822. Massachusetts Historical Society
creatorOf Warren, Mercy Otis, 1728-1814. [Letter] 1802 July 13, Plymouth [to] Catharine Russell. Boston Athenaeum
creatorOf Gerry, Elbridge, 1744-1814. Elbridge Gerry letter to Mercy Otis Warren, 1805 August 20. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Warren, Mercy Otis, 1728-1814. History of the rise, progress, and termination of the American Revolution : manuscripts, 1801-1805. Library of Congress
creatorOf Thomas, John, 1724-1776. John Thomas papers, 1693-1925, bulk: 1747-1776. Massachusetts Historical Society
creatorOf Warren, Mercy Otis, 1728-1814. Letter, 1777, Nov. 24, Boston, to Mrs. Eben Lothrop, Smithfield. Brown University, John Hay Library
creatorOf Warren, Mercy Otis, 1728-1814. Plays and poetry : manuscript, [17--] Harvard University, Houghton Library
referencedIn Elbridge Gerry Papers, 1772-1901, (bulk 1776-1814) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Hamlin, Joanne. Papers, 1975. Harvard University, Schlesinger Library
creatorOf Gerry, Elbridge, 1744-1814. Elbridge Gerry papers, 1706-1830, bulk: 1744-1814. Massachusetts Historical Society
creatorOf Adams, John, 1735-1826. ALS, 1813 November 24 : Quincy, to Mercy Otis Warren. Copley Press, J S Copley Library
creatorOf Cary family. Papers III, 1769-1919, bulk: 1769-1870. Massachusetts Historical Society
referencedIn Nancy Rubin Stuart papers, Rubin Stuart (Nancy) Papers, (bulk 1983-1997), 1979-2011 John Hay Library, Special Collections
creatorOf Warren, Mercy Otis, 1728-1814. Mercy Otis Warren papers, 1709-1841. Massachusetts Historical Society
creatorOf Warren, Mercy Otis, 1728-1814. Papers of Mercy Otis Warren, 1709-1841. Library of Congress
referencedIn Boyd, William C. Notes--the War of Independence of the United States of America, ca. 1805-1838. Historical Society of Delaware
creatorOf Warren, Mercy Otis, 1728-1814. History of the rise, progress and termination of the American revolution : manuscript, [ca. 1805] and 1805-1812. Harvard University, Houghton Library
creatorOf Warren, Mercy Otis, 1728-1814. Mercy Otis Warren papers, 1709-1814 (inclusive), [microform]. Yale University Library
referencedIn Gerry, Elbridge, 1744-1814. Elbridge Gerry papers, 1772-1901 (bulk 1776-1814). Library of Congress
referencedIn Adams, John, 1735-1826. Letter to Mercy Otis Warren, 1807 July 20. State Library of Massachusetts
creatorOf Adams, John, 1735-1826. Letters to Mercy Otis Warren, July-Aug. 1807. Massachusetts Historical Society
creatorOf Gerry, Elbridge, 1744-1814. Elbridge Gerry papers II, 1770-1848. Massachusetts Historical Society
creatorOf Warren, Mercy Otis, 1728-1814. Letters to Elbridge Gerry [manuscript], 1809-1811. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Adams, John, 1735-1826. Letters to Benjamin Rush and Mercy Otis Warren, 1813-1814. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Winthrop, Hannah Fayerweather, d. 1790. Correspondence with Mercy Otis Warren, 1752-1789; bulk: 1752-1782. Massachusetts Historical Society
referencedIn Biographical essays of the National Society of the Colonial Dames of America, 1975-ca. 1978 Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute
referencedIn Jensen, Alfred C. The theatre in Los Angeles, 1936. Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens
creatorOf Warren, Mercy Otis, 1728-1814. Mercy Otis Warren papers, 1709-1814 (inclusive) [microform]. Stanford University Libraries
creatorOf Adams family. Smith-Carter family papers, 1669-1880. Massachusetts Historical Society
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associatedWith Adams, Abigail, 1744-1818. person
associatedWith Adams, Abigail Louisa Smith, 1798-1838. person
associatedWith Adams, John, 1735-1826. person
associatedWith ALMA LUTZ, 1890-1973 person
associatedWith Cary family. family
associatedWith Freeman, James, 1759-1835. person
associatedWith Gerry, Elbridge, 1744-1814. person
associatedWith Hamlin, Joanne. person
associatedWith Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826. person
associatedWith Jensen, Alfred C. person
associatedWith Knox, Henry, 1750-1806. person
associatedWith Larkin, Ebenezer, 1769?-1813. person
associatedWith Lincoln, Benjamin, 1733-1810. person
associatedWith Lothrop, Eben, Mrs., person
associatedWith Lutz, Alma, person
associatedWith Macaulay, Catharine, 1731-1791. person
associatedWith Madison, James, 1751-1836. person
associatedWith National Society of the Colonial Dames of America corporateBody
associatedWith Otis, James, 1725-1783. person
associatedWith Otis, Samuel Alleyne, 1740-1814. person
associatedWith Rubin Stuart, Nancy, 1944- person
associatedWith Russell, Catharine. person
associatedWith Thomas, John, 1724-1776. person
associatedWith Warren, Charles. person
associatedWith Warren, Charles, 1868-1954. person
associatedWith Warren family. family
associatedWith Warren, George. person
associatedWith Warren, George. person
associatedWith Warren, Henry. person
associatedWith Warren, Henry, 1794-1879. person
associatedWith Warren, James, 1726-1808. person
associatedWith Warren, James, b. 1757, person
associatedWith Warren, Mercy Otis, 1728-1814. Interspersed with biographical, political and moral observations... person
associatedWith Warren, Winslow, 1760-1791. person
associatedWith Warren, Winslow, 1838-1930. person
associatedWith Washington, Martha, 1731-1802. person
associatedWith Winthrop, Hannah Fayerweather, d. 1790. person
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United States
United States
France
United States
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Publishers and publishing--19th century
Women
Publishers and Publishing
Women poets
Booksellers and bookselling--19th century
Authors, American
Women--Correspondence
Political satire
Authors and publishers--19th century
Voyages and travels
Political satire, American--History--18th century
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Birth 1728-09-25

Death 1814-10-19

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