Personal Narrative: A Letter To The Colonists

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Today’s event was a crucial part in communicating our distaste to how Great Britain is taxing us. I have a feeling that this will act as an importing stepping stone in the future of our colonial rights. After the Townshend Duties were dropped, except concerning tea, Great Britain has had the audacity to still try to warp our minds into buying from them. Although the Indian tea is cheaper and much more flavourful than the Dutch tea we have secretly been importing, we colonists have decided that there is no way we are buying anything that Britain has had to do with. Although I am weary from the excitement today, I can’t help but smile when I think of the clearly defiant message we sent the British. First, we cleverly decided to dress like Mohawk Indians as to draw the blame away from us…show more content…
We then proceeded to dump all 342 tea-filled chests into the harbor! Scandalous, I know, as we wasted perfectly good tea, but all things work together for the greater good. We have no choice but to strive to reach our goal. I must retire now, as the exhaustion of the day shall soon overcome me and I must bid my dear Rachel and our children goodnight.
Alas! It has been much too long since I last recorded my daily accounts. It is amazing how quickly two years can go by. On that note, I shall push my guilt aside for not writing as diligently as I should have, as there is much to tell about these two days past. On April 18th, I was informed by a fine fellow who goes by the name of Dr. Joseph Warren that I needed to hastily ride to Lexington, Massachusetts. The urgency was of great importance as I needed to warn Samuel Adams and John Hancock that British troops were on their way to arrest them. After being ferried across the Charles River to Charlestown, I made certain that the “Sons of Liberty,” a local committee, had taken notice of my signals I had
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