Prospect Hill. Bunker's Hill.
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- Coming of the American Revolution
- Object of the Month
- MHS 225th Anniversary
This handbill, probably the only surviving copy, is an early example of American Revolutionary War propaganda, printed to encourage British soldiers to desert. It includes a satirical comparison of living conditions for soldiers on both sides of the lines as well as an appeal to British troops from an "old soldier" to refuse their orders to kill colonists, the "sons of Englishmen."