Dr. Joseph Warren: The Boston Tea Party, Bunker Hill and the Birth of American Liberty
February 17 - February 2, 2012
Joseph Warren was a pivotal actor in early Revolutionary Era events, yet details of his agency have remained elusive. Famous in his own time, he is now barely remembered as the hero of the Battle of Bunker Hill. Warren's cryptic and incomplete medical account books at the Massachusetts Historical Society remain the largest trove of his primary source documents. Sam Forman describes novel analytic techniques applied to MHS holdings, and how they provided the keys to a fascinating life.