GLC 1800.2. The Gilder
WARREN (1728-1814). Autograph letter signed, dated Plimouth,
NE [New England], 24 August 1775, to Catharine Macaulay.
The Revolutionary War was
under way when Warren wrote this letter to Macaulay in August
1775. Her "short account of the present situation of
American affairs in the environs of Boston," mentioned
the fighting at Lexington and Concord. She also described
the Continental Army and its commander in chief.
We have a well appointed
brave & high spirited continental army. Consisting of
about twenty two thousand men. Commanded by the accomplished