Mercy Warren was one of the first woman authors in America. Her writings included political satires, plays, verse, and history. Best remembered as authoress of the first history of the American Revolution, published in 1805 in three volumes, she was a friend and correspondent of John Adams, Samuel Adams, Thomas Jefferson, and other leading political figures. Mercy Warren was the daughter of Colonel James Otis of Barnstable. She married James Warren, a Plymouth merchant, and had several sons.
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This page was last updated: September 30, 2014
Welcome to the Mercy Warren Chapter website. I extend a warm personal welcome. I hope you will enjoy reading about our namesake "Mercy Otis Warren," and our chapter. We pride ourselves on being the oldest chapter in the state of Massachusetts. We are an active chapter with members from Westfield to Monson and in between. We welcome you to come visit our meetings ..... so you can catch the excitement!