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17 October 2012 this event is free Brown Bag

Joseph Warren's "Ciceronian" Toga

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Katherine Harper, University of Sydney

Joseph Warren gave his 1775 Boston Massacre oration dressed in a toga. Why did none of his contemporaries remark upon this as strange behavior? And what does it tell us about pre-Revolutionary Boston?


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