about Warren

Date: Sunday, September 3, 2017 Author: Sara Salinas, Boston Globe Correspondent “While city officials look to bring new life to City Hall Plaza, a group of local historians is calling for a memorial to the life once lived under the bricks. Historians have mapped the approximate location of the former home of Joseph Warren, a […]

An ORATION; delivered March 5th, 1773, at the Request of the INHABITANTS of the TOWN of BOSTON; to Commemorate the bloody TRAGEDY of the FIFTH of March, 1770. By Dr. BENJAMIN CHURCH. Impius haec culta novalia miles habebit? Barbarus has segetes? En quo Discordia cives Perduxit miseros? En queis consevimus agros?    Virgil.  Ecl. I. O […]

by James Lovell Omnes homines natura Libertati student, et CONDITIONEM Servitutis oderunt. Caes. —: Nunc ea petit, quae dare aullo modo possumus, nisi priùus volumus nos bello victos confiteri. Cic. At a Meeting of the Freeholders and other Inhabitants of the Town of Boston, in Town Meeting assembled, by Adjournment, on Tuesday the 2d Day […]

Date: September 26, 1774. “At a Meeting of the Freeholders of this town, on Wednesday, the 21st instant, at Faneuil Hall, the following gentlemen were chosen to represent them in the General Assembly, to be held on the 5th of next month, viz: the Honourable Thomas Cushing, Esquire, Mr. Samuel Adams, the Honourable John Hancock, […]

Date: July 16, 1767 Author: Democritus, a pseudonymous writer sharing Joseph Warren’s condemnation of Dr. Thomas Young “Why really Hippocrates you should have better consulted the Character you assumed: In spite of the Lion’s Skin, the Ass betrays himself by his braying; who could have guessed that such exalted Merit as Dr. Young would be […]

Author: Dr. Thomas Young Date: July 20, 1767 To Philo Physic. To what degree of distraction you will at last arrive appears as hard to guess, as what ‘left-handed destiny’ first set you on scribbling! Could any man out of bedlam have indulged the fancy of setting his prevailing adversary on so ridiculous a fairy-chase?  […]

Author: Jacob Duché Date: September 7, 1774 “O Lord our Heavenly Father, high and mighty King of kings, and Lord of lords, who dost from thy throne behold all the dwellers on earth and reignest with power supreme and uncontrolled over all the Kingdoms, Empires and Governments; look down in mercy, we beseech Thee, on […]

Date: October 22, 2016 “You will hear words this morning in memory of an involved citizen, one who had an aspirational view for the greatness and goodness of America before ever there was a United States as an independent country. You will hear of competence, leadership, and heroism. As Warren’s biographer, I will add something […]

Miss Mercy Scollay, widower Joseph Warren’s fiancée at the time of his demise, campaigned to raise Warren’s four orphaned children – Elizabeth (“Betsey “ born about 1765, Joseph (IV, “Jose” born 1767), Richard (“Dickie” born 1769), and Mary (“Polly” born 1772). The children’s lots in life were rocky, particularly right after their father’s death at […]

Author: Robert Vartanian (Continued from here) Several lodges both within the 6th Masonic District and outside of the District have supported this project, as have many individuals. We sincerely thank each and every one of these sponsors. After much time has been invested and after the many twists and turns, finally a dedication date has […]