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In the spring of 1776, sentiment among the British towards the colonies' actions varies widely, with some members of Parliament still supporting colonial arguments. Even among the British regulars, there is some dissent. Anonymous authors are employed once more to bring their message through letter and broadside to British soldiers, encouraging them to desert to the American forces, camped just a mile away behind the fortifications on Prospect Hill in Cambridge, in full view of the British troops on Bunker's Hill.