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The Otis Family in Provincial and Revolutionary Massachusetts

John J. Waters Jr.

Publisher: Omohundro Institute
Imprint: OIEAHC
Published: 12/1968
Reprint: 2012
Subject: Colonial, Revolutionary Era & Early American History
Paperback ISBN: 9780807838372
eBook ISBN: 9780807838365


The Otis family was largely responsible for committing Barnstable to the revolutionary cause, a move that irrevocably undermined the placid, homogenous nature of their society. As he discusses the reactions of the Otises and their community to this crisis, Waters illuminates the causes of the Revolution itself.

Originally published in 1968.

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