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John Burgoyne (1722—1792) army officer, politician, and playwright

Mercy Otis Warren (1728—1814) writer and historian in America

 

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Unpublished play by General John Burgoyne, was performed in Boston (1775) while the British army occupied the city. It ridicules the valor of the rebel soldiers and makes light of the situation in which the British found themselves.

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