Sunday, April 1, 2012

April 1: British "Rebels"

On April 1, 1776, the Connecticut Courant (Hartford) published an essay by the pseudonymous writer “R.,”criticizing British policy.  Characterizing the British military as rebels, R. remarked upon “the precipitate evacuation of Boston by the British rebels on the 17th of March, A.D. 1776. a day ever to be remembered.”  
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